Journalist Publishes Own Twitter Password; Pays Price

A Wall Street Journal  journalist has published his Twitter password to prove the value of two-factor authentication. Christopher Mims remains unhacked, but his argument hasn’t been entirely borne out. Mims wrote a piece titled “The Password Is Finally Dying. Here’s Mine” with the subheading “Device-Based Authentication Is Making Passwords Irrelevant.” Ironically the piece is behind a […]

Government Could Change Broadband Definition

The Federal Communications Commission is said to be mulling over a change in the threshold for an Internet service to be considered broadband, with 10Mbps the most likely new threshold. At the moment the FCC defines “broadband” (which it also refers to as “high-speed Internet”) as 4Mbps with a 1Mbps upload. It’s planning a public […]