The Mel Brooks Guide to Super Strong Passwords

How strong are your passwords? I attended a course in London last year and one of the topics covered security. In Mel Brook’s movie SpaceBalls, the password to all the earth’s natural resources was…12345. It’s a comedy but you get the idea. All those efforts to control the planet and the password is child’s play. Here are some ways to strengthen your passwords and also how to show others the mistakes to avoid.

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9 Ways to Create Super Strong Passwords

This week we look at how to setup a strong password and test its strength. I’ll also look at the type of mistakes people make when creating passwords and how to avoid these. Remember to change your passwords on a regular basic, for example, every six weeks. If you’re planning on opening a PayPal or Ebay account to buy and sell goods online, then I think you should read this. There’s no point making all this money, if someone can walk in a run off with your profits.

This week we look at how to setup a strong password and test its strength. I’ll also look at the type of mistakes people make when creating passwords and how to avoid these. Remember to change your passwords on a regular basic, for example, every six weeks. If you’re planning on opening a PayPal or Ebay account to buy and sell goods online, then I think you should read this. There’s no point making all this money, if someone can walk in a run off with your profits. Continue reading “9 Ways to Create Super Strong Passwords”

How do you pay for an online game if you don’t have a credit card?

How do you pay for an online game if you don’t have a credit card? How do you pay for an online game if you don’t have a credit card? Zong offers web users who don’t have a credit card a simple way to pay for online goods. Zong is designed for online businesses that offer web-based products and services and accept real-time mobile payment for those services. It has processed mobile payments for 10 million unique users in 2009. Zong is especially popular for online gaming sites.

Zong offers web users who don’t have a credit card a simple way to pay for online goods. Zong is designed for online businesses that offer web-based products and services and accept real-time mobile payment for those services. It has processed mobile payments for 10 million unique users in 2009. Zong is especially popular for online gaming sites. Continue reading “How do you pay for an online game if you don’t have a credit card?”

Ukash virtual cash launches into Italy with epay

Ukash virtual cash launches into Italy with epay. Ukash, the online payment specialist, closed a deal with epay, a division of Euronet, to make its online cash vouchers available in Italy. The expansion of Ukash into Italy will see Ukash vouchers available at 1,250 epay locations across the country.

Ukash, the online payment specialist, closed a deal with epay, a division of Euronet, to make its online cash vouchers available in Italy. The expansion of Ukash into Italy will see Ukash vouchers available at 1,250 epay locations across the country. Continue reading “Ukash virtual cash launches into Italy with epay”

Mobank, new epayments mobile banking service

Mobank, new epayments mobile banking service

ePaynews reports that a new mobile banking service, MoBank, is set to launch on 6 July 2009, which uses txttrans’ innovative transaction fee services platform. Continue reading “Mobank, new epayments mobile banking service”

How to create eBay Buy it Now buttons

How to create eBay Buy it Now buttons

You can use the Buy It Now price for an item if you want your buyers to pay you immediately using PayPal. In other words, instead of making it an auction, you can sell your product on eBay for  a fixed price. Here’s how it works. Continue reading “How to create eBay Buy it Now buttons”

Paypal – Do Stuff For Money

Paypal – Do Stuff For Money

Ask your friends to do stuff for money. This is a light-hearted site from Paypal that lets friends ask others to do small things for money, which they can send by Paypal.
Your offer may be made public on this site as soon as you click “send offer”
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Intranet Offers Bright Future For Communicators

There is a wonderful future ahead for internal communicators who focus on content as a productive asset.
Giving control of an intranet to a traditional communicator is a bit like giving a pub to an alcoholic. It’s happy days. There’s so much to publish. All the stuff they never read offline can go on the intranet. The homepage can be covered with news because the communicator with a hammer will see nails everywhere that need to be hammered home. And of course the intranet can reach everybody (in theory, at least), not like those magazines, brochures and flyers.  Continue reading “Intranet Offers Bright Future For Communicators”

How To Create a Strong Password & Protect Your PayPal Account

Yesterday we looked at different ways to protect your PayPal account. We looked at how to setup a strong password and how to test its strength.
Paypal Tips - how to create a strong password
There are a few other things I wanted to add to the last article so I’m adding them here. If you’re going to open a PayPal account or use eBay to buy and sell, then I think you should read this. There is no point making a successful online business if others can highjack your account.
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