So yeah, how's that cloud thing working for ya?
I NEVER get tired of saying this!
There’s a chill going around cyberspace with an upsurge of people concerned that their Pinterest account has been hacked. Searches for the term “Pinterest hacked” spiked last week while "pinterest password" started to trend on Twitter. UK security researcher Scott Helme recently reported that his Pinterest account had been …
Pinterest is mostly other people's content. So a "hack" gives hackers email, name and password.
Problem is people using same password for everything. A little address book at the least.
Also anything important never stored with phone/tablet/PC.
-pinterest -youtube -stock
a) Shouldn't have to. I do that.
b) Curiously STILL returns many!
Google search is much poorer than it used to be and prioritises sites they know I've been to. I can work a browser. Put a check box (empty by default) for those wanting a bookmarker service!
100's? I have 5 and its still too many. Don't know how anyone has any trust left in the current system. Sleepless nights... We've lost the 'data wars' to hackers / cybercrims. We all just live in cyber glass houses now. They only need to throw a stone and hit once, whereas we need constant protection!
"Scott Helme recently reported that his Pinterest account had been temporarily frozen after someone attempted to log into his account, seemingly from Egypt.
"The worrying thing is that I use a @1Password generated password that isn't re-used on any other service, so I'm not sure how someone could have logged into my account," Helme said in a Twitter update."
Someone attempted to log into his account. Since he used a unique, generated password they did not succeed. So what exactly is it that he finds worrying? His unique, generated password worked exactly as intended. Why is he worrying about people logging into his account when his own story says that no-one actually did so?
Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019