A Namecheap vulnerability allows strangers to make subdomains for your website, Troy Hunt examines password length, and ex-Google and Facebook employees are fighting to protect kids from social media addiction.
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are joined this week by special guest HaveIBeenPwned's Troy Hunt.
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Special Guest: Troy Hunt.
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- How Long is Long Enough? Minimum Password Lengths by the World’s Top Sites
- Center for Humane Technology
- Adam Alter: Why our screens make us less happy
- Ex Facebook, Google Employees Launch Anti-Tech Campaign
- Social Networking Sites and Addiction: Ten Lessons Learned
- ‘Fiction is outperforming reality’: how YouTube’s algorithm distorts truth
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