8-Character Windows NTLM Passwords Can Be Cracked In Under 2.5 Hours

“The eight character password is dead.” tl;dr : Still using NTLM? It’s out of date, upgrade and stay safe. “..It’s dead at least in the context of hacking attacks on organisations that rely on Windows and Active Directory. NTLM is an old Microsoft authentication protocol that has since been replaced with Kerberos.”

NASA pulls the plug on Opportunity

NASA bids emotional farewell to its cocky, hardworking RC science car on Mars. Amazing what you can achieve on unforgiving dust world over 15 years with a 20MHz RISC CPU and a bunch of probes – El Reg

SPAM – Part 3

Continuing with this series we are going to look at: how we can spot SPAM and tell the difference from legitimate email adjust our emailing habits to protect our email identities Things have moved on significantly since those early days back in 1990. Email remains the killer messaging app in terms of sheer volume of…