Monday, October 29, 2007

Remember your usernames and passwords Use Sxipper Firefox extension

Managing multiple passwords is complex. Internet users often have too many passwords to remember. Each password may expire on a different schedule and be subject to different policies about password composition. This complexity lads people to give up and select trivial passwords, or even worse, use one password for everything.

Sxipper is a free Firefox add-on that lets you log in to any website with a single click. Sxipper saves you time by keeping track of an unlimited number of usernames and passwords as well as the personal data you share every day over the web. Sxipper improves your security by creating strong passwords when registering, and stores them and your personal data securely in an encrypted store on your computer.

Sxipper has a built-in support for Identity 2.0 authentication mechanism, an open, standards-based, identity model. Identity 2.0 describes the concept of an identity that can be trusted and used anywhere and requires no centralized consultation with the ID authority that issues the credential.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Single password for online accounts are more risk

Those who use the same password for online accounts viz. email, e-banking, shopping accounts, are more at risk from online fraud or identity theft. The popularity of social networking sites such as Orkut, Facebook, etc are making life easier for online criminals.

A new survey by computer security firm McAfee, has revealed that as many as 16 percent of people used the same password for online accounts, while a whopping 41 per cent never changed their passwords.

Most users post personal details commonly used as passwords on their pages, such as their educational history, names of pets and favorite football team, wife name, children name, favorite hero,etc are common sources for a password.

According to a report by the Daily Telegraph, online banking fraud rose by 44 per cent last year to 33.5 million pounds in the UK, while Internet shopping fraud amounted to 155 million pounds. (ANI)

In India, online crimes are increasing tremendously because of the popularity of social networking sites and poor awareness of security measures.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Microsoft released its security updates for October 2007

Microsoft has released its critical and important updates. These updates involve applications including Kodak Image Viewer, Outlook Express and Windows Mail, Internet Explorer, and a vulnerability in Microsoft Word. All of these could allow remote code execution and elevation of privileges.

Security updates are available from Microsoft Update, Windows Update, and Office Update. Security updates are also available at the Microsoft Download Center.

For more details on these updates, here's the link to Microsoft's Security Bulletin.

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Nowadays we all have many usernames and passwords to use on the internet. Some spywares record your keystrokes and send them to the hackers. It has been reported many times that people lost all their money in online bank account or internet payment system account.

One of RoboForm key features is designed to combat this kind of key logger hacking. RoboForm can:

* AutoSave passwords in browser.
* AutoFill passwords to login form.
* Click Login button for you.
* Fill personal info into online forms.
* Save offline passwords & notes.
* Generate Secure Random Passwords.
* Encrypt passwords and personal info using 3-DES.
* All personal info is stored on your computer only.
* Put passwords on USB KeyChain for extra security.
* Sync your passwords and safenotes to a Palm.
* Backup & Restore, Print your passwords.

RoboForm works best with IE 5.0 and above. IE6 is the recommended browser to use with Artificial Intelligence RoboForm.

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