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Docs.com Is Sharing Your Documents in Search Engines

A timely reminder of the need to be aware of exactly what you’re signing up to with online services.  Many users of the free docs.com sharing service aligned with Microsoft’s Office 365 are discovering that documents they believed to be private are indexed and accessible through public search engines: https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/03/doxed-by-microsofts-docs-com-users-unwittingly-shared-sensitive-docs-publicly/

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Why Autocorrect for Passwords Is a Great Idea

It’s frustrating when you have to wrack your brain for a correct password and still get locked out of your account after continuous failed attempts. This unfortunate scene actually happens a lot to everyone, sometimes simply because people forget their passwords, but other times due to typos. In order to …

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