Windows 10 Recovery Drive Creation Issues | @PCWorld

Windows 10 Recovery Drive Creation Issues | @PCWorld
When you can't create the Windows 10 Recovery Drive, try these three fixes The words you don't want to read: "We can't create a recovery drive on this PC." These workarounds should help in most situations.   If you’re running Windows 10, you need to create a recovery drive—a bootable flash drive that will allow you to restore your system from a restore point, an image backup, or through a complete reinstall. There’s no single solution to this probl

EFF, Mozilla back new certificate authority that will offer free SSL certificates | PCWorld

A new organization supported by Mozilla, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others is working to set up a new certificate authority (CA) that will provide website owners with free SSL/TLS certificates. The new CA will be called Let’s Encrypt and is expected to become operational in the second quarter of next year. It will be run by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), a new California public-benefit corporation. The goal of this effort is to g...

Two-Factor Authentication

I am a strong proponent of two-factor authentication but the worrying thing is the way it's being advertised or pushed as a holy grail of security. The weakest link is still the person using the service/device and if they continued to use weak passwords then it just become the matter of loosing your token device or mobile. When enabling two-factor authentication users still must advised to setup secure passwords with at-least 10 digit length containing Alp