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Digital Forensics & Cyber Security Blog

Digital Forensics & Cyber Security Blog

Pioneer Day

What is Pioneer Day? This day commemorates the entry of Brigham Young and the first group of Mormon pioneers into Utah’s Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. The Mormon pioneers viewed their arrival as the founding of a Mormon homeland, hence Pioneer Day. The Mormons, as they were commonly [...]

Your 35-Character Password is Weak

According to Frank Gifford this 35-character password, FI7CTQsBDvsMwbQNyY6qxV2FunWIUpXpcZm, is surprisingly weak. Java’s util.Random class uses a pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) which creates a deterministic sequence of numbers. When one needs statistically random numbers, such as for Monte Carlo simulations, this is a great choice. It's fast - and if a model needs [...]

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