Tech giants ‘to boost encryption services’

Some of the most prominent names in tech are pursuing the development of much tougher encryption technologies, it has been revealed. According to the Guardian, Google, Facebook and Snapchat are reportedly bolstering their respective encryption services, which they have been doing for some time now. The newspaper said that these security initiatives preempt the latest … More Tech giants ‘to boost encryption services’

How to create strong passwords (without driving yourself mad)

Many sites won’t let users create an account until they have created a suitably “strong” password – often measured by text flags on sites describing passwords as “weak” or “strong” as you type. This sort of system tempts users to fall into traps such as adding numbers and symbols to the end of passwords – … More How to create strong passwords (without driving yourself mad)