Web-hosting administration outfit InterWorx has warned users to change their passwords following a deep penetrating hack attack. The assault on the firm's support desk database exposed users' login credentials because the support desk software was storing email and password data in plain text. Users were strongly advised to …
Just visited the nexcess.net website (owners of interworx) and also the interworx website and don't see any mention of this.
Nice to see the inc 5000 logos.
I love how smaller businesses continue to suffer when larger companies make mistakes.
We all have to sit back and get kicked around while these companies store sensitive information in plain text.
Having dealt with the nexcess guys I went through years of never being impressed with interworx however the company as a whole is one of the best out there..
It's ashame the protection of client information is at the end of their to-do list.
- Hi-torque tank engines: EXTREME car hacking with The Register
- Review What's MISSING on Amazon Fire Phone... and why it WON'T set the world alight
- Product round-up Ten excellent FREE PC apps to brighten your Windows
- Product round-up Trousers down for six of the best affordable Androids
- Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...