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The Telecom Digest
The Telecom Digest for August 9, 2014
|Messages in this Issue:|
|Selling an Old iPhone? Here Are Things to Consider||(Monty Solomon)|
|Re: How to Keep Data Out of Hackers' Hands||(Barry Margolin)|
|Re: Security expert calls home routers a clear and present danger||(Barry Margolin)|
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but because we do not want the kind of world that results when no one stands against crime. - Geoffrey Welsh
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|Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2014 08:40:33 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Selling an Old iPhone? Here Are Things to Consider Message-ID: <3C90C701-A885-4F5C-B248-F22527E0E99F@roscom.com> Selling an Old iPhone? Here Are Things to Consider Memory matters, but not the way you might expect, and other counterintuitive lessons from the used-phone marketplace. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/09/upshot/selling-an-old-iphone-here-are-things-to-consider.html -or- http://goo.gl/KNMUYJ|
|Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:55:49 -0400 From: Barry Margolin <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Re: How to Keep Data Out of Hackers' Hands Message-ID: <barmar-D6ECA1.firstname.lastname@example.org> One of the late night comics (Jimmy Kimmel, I think) expressed what I suspect is a common feeling: "Change all my passwords? I'd rather have my identity stolen." -- Barry Margolin, email@example.com Arlington, MA *** PLEASE post questions in newsgroups, not directly to me ***|
|Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:52:51 -0400 From: Barry Margolin <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Re: Security expert calls home routers a clear and present danger Message-ID: <barmar-365C69.firstname.lastname@example.org> In article <email@example.com>, Telecom Digest Moderator wrote: > I'm surprised that Mr. Geer didn't mention that most of the risk may > be ameliorated simply by turning off Internet access to the router's > control panel. I think most of the routers I've used have it disabled by default. And when you enable it, it doesn't use the same default username/password as is available from the LAN. -- Barry Margolin, firstname.lastname@example.org Arlington, MA *** PLEASE post questions in newsgroups, not directly to me ***|
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