Posts Tagged ‘gawker media’

How Hackers Breached Gawker’s Security – and How to Protect Yourself

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Here’s more about the Gawker security breach …

Just how safe are your details after the emails and passwords of around 1.3m registered users were released by Gnosis?

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Lifehacker Hack – What You Need to Do Right Now

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

I don’t use Lifehacker or Gawker, but if you do, then you might want to read this …

You may have already read it on other sites that Lifehacker and other Gawker Media properties were compromised. That’s bad enough for the company and web properties they own, but also for users of the sites. You see, users needed to create an account at Lifehacker and other sites before they were able to comment. Those who were using Facebook Connect were not affected by the hack, for every other user there is a chance that their login information were indeed compromised.

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