Tech Tuesday: Cracking Passwords, Mozilla Phones, Gadgets



On this hour of Tech Tuesday, we’ll learn how a tech journalist cracked thousands of passwords in one day, and how you can choose your passwords wisely. Then we’ll talk about Mozilla’s new operating system for smartphones–is it so smart? Last, we’ll check in with our gadget maven on his latest picks.


  • Nate Anderson, deputy editor at Ars Technica
  • Parmy Olson, staff writer for Forbes Magazine
  • Russell Holly, reporter for

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  • Anomony

    When the “journalist cracked thousands of passwords in one day” are we talking passwords like “password” or “dog” or passwords like m-Nesbit_Tamr0n-Len$ ?