Posts Tagged ‘web accounts’

How Web Accounts Get Hacked

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

These are pretty basic security measures, that most web users are probably already familiar with … but it doesn’t hurt to review every once in a while.

Hacking into an e-mail, Facebook, or other account is often a crime of opportunity. That is not to say talented individuals with advanced knowledge are not a threat, but it can be easier than you think to expose your password. For those that have had their account compromised in the past, one of these methods could have been used to get your password.