The title is a little exaggerated, but hey, I needed a title. We wanted to talk about how worried you should be when your password gets leaked, and of course, Kickstarter was right there. We applauded them for their blog post, how they handled it, and their encryption methods used. We jeered at the fact that law enforcement had alert them. We go through a hashing algorithm, rainbow tables, and bcrypt.
On Tuesday, February 18, the internet decided to fight back. Well not really, but it was a large scale protest to protest mass surveillance. Unlike SOPA and PIPA, the goal was to bring to the forefront the problems with government spying. Well how did we do? Tom and I discuss the numbers, and what this means on both a macro and micro scale.
The Day We Fight Back
We have all been in that time where we just need to send out that email, but our cell service isn’t working, or our battery is dead. Our only option is the Free Public Wifi. Well, on today’s show we discuss how bad it really is. Short answer is, avoid at all costs. Also, assume anything you send through it will be intercepted.