Articles tagged 'google'

The Internet is full of Bad People Who Want To Steal Your Stuff. Well, no, not really. The Internet is full of good people (so long as you don’t read the comments), but it does give the bad people access to an unprecedented amount of computing power, and a large audience with which to play. When you’ve got enough computing power, and enough bandwidth, it’s no big deal to guess somebody’s password by just trying out every possible combination (called a "brute force" attack). Read more…