August 06, 2014

I'm Starting To Think This Internet Thing Isn't So Secure

According to The New York Times, a Russian gang has stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords.

They also stole 500 million email addresses which they can use to run scams.

They got this stuff from 420,000 websites which are still vulnerable.

Other than that, everything's okay.


Cecil B. DeMille said...

You can spot the comments hijacked by the Russians pretty easily. They usually contain links, keywords, and the unadulterated fury of Vladimir Putin.

Shanghai61 said...

If they ever get together with the Nigerians, we're all doomed ...