Following this week's LinkedIn password disaster, Mac users are naturally worried about their passwords and not just for their LinkedIn accounts. What if you used a password in another place? It could happen! There are ways to investigate your passwords in Mac OS X's Keychain Access utility and with popular third-party password management tools. However, some of this investigating can be difficult.
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OS X Lion Updated 10.7.4, released today patches a critical password security vulnerability that was publicized earlier in the week.
Apple has released OS X Lion 10.7.4. The update includes performance improvements as well as a bunch of fixes, including the FileVault bug that was recently widely covered across the Web.
An Apple developer enabled a debug log file in OS X 10.7.3 that stores user passwords in clear-text -- and a user posted the flaw on Apple's Support Communities over three months ago.
Apple's redesign of the Mac OS X leaves passwords vulnerable to attack or change.
If you have Mac OS X 'Lion' clients and use LDAP authentication, you need to read this.
Mobile software Monday: eWallet 6 for Windows Mobile; bonus Ilium Software 11th birthday contests too
eWallet 6 is an essential tool for keeping your passwords and vital data secure and protected on your mobile devices, while also being readily accessible for your own use. In this day and age when everything seems to require a password and/or PIN it is getting to be almost impossible to remember them all unless you set them all to be the same, which is not a good idea in case one is compromised. The mobile version of eWallet 6 is compatible with Windows Mobile and Palm OS devices with a Windows PC companion product available too. You can easily create your secure data cards on your PC and sync the data across multiple devices. Ilium Software is also celebrating their 11th birthday with contests and major software discounts.
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