Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Passwords worth real gold

A quick ‘must read’ for you today.

Russian hackers show who values passwords

As I’ve said here before, it is time end-users realize their personal data has value, including username and password. For those who can’t calculate that value, know that Facebook didn’t develop a $189 billion market cap harvesting corn on Farmville. That cap was built on personal data willingly provided by its end-users.Read more..

[note: “end user” is Geekspeak for you and me – computer users.]

Today’s quote:It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” ~ Mark Twain

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August 8, 2014 Posted by | advice, cloud computing, consumer electronics, cyber crime, hackers, Internet, News, passwords, privacy, security, tech | , , , , , | Leave a comment