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Popular horse racing news and gambling portal Racingpost.com has suffered a substantial security breach. Reg readers have sent us the email they received from the site, which opens with the admission that “Despite our best efforts, the security on racingpost.com has been breached over the last 36 hours, in a sophisticated, …

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  1. MrT

    "...put in place even stronger protection..."

    ...bolting the starting gate after the racehorse has gone?

  2. Brent Longborough
    Headmaster

    ZOMG! Spelling is dead! (Again)

    'P0wned' ??? WTF?

    Do you mean 'pwned' ?!?

    1. Mystic Megabyte Silver badge
      Happy

      Re: ZOMG! Spelling is dead! (Again)

      pwned you say! What's the odds on that?

  3. Crisp Silver badge

    Pay peanuts for web developers

    And this is the quality of site you get.

    1. ecofeco Silver badge
      FAIL

      Re: Pay peanuts for web developers

      You mean the free, build it on-line process might have a problem? But the guy in India SWORE it was secure! And so did the college student I consulted without paying.

  4. AchimR

    Am I the only one who cringes every time the phrase "cyber-security experts" is used?

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