We’re having huge discussions internally about just how secure we should make our digital lives, and this recent blog post by security expert Jeremiah Grossman brings a wonderful level of reality to the table. Jeremiah takes extreme security precautions, thanks to his position in the security industry, and this post is the tale of how he forgot a key password and the astonishing lengths he went to in order to get it back. follow link
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Encrypted Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard
In Snow Leopard, screen sharing in iChat can now be encrypted if both parties sharing a screen have MobileMe accounts and have enabled encryption (iChat > Preferences > Accounts > Security).
How to Crack Encrypted DMGs (Not Really)
Well, I can't crack 'em, but I can turn off their annoying agreement notices:
I'm so glad I'm not important enough to have highly sensitive and valuable files. I take reasonable precautions including having different randomly-typed passwords for just about everything so no one's going to get access to more than one account if they get a password. But I don't have to go to the extreme of having encrypted DMGs on my encrypted hard drive.