Gawker Hacked | J@N | 12.15.10

Gawker Hacked | J@N  | 12.15.10

Gawker’s recent bad luck spells real trouble for Chris! He’ll share his tale of woes in tonight’s show. Plus some great tools to improve your password habits!

Show Feeds:

Download:

Gawker Account Information Compromised
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/12/gawker-hacked/
http://thenextweb.com/media/2010/12/13/gawker-hackers-release-file-with-ftp-author-reader-usernamespasswords/

A ridiculously comprehensive write-up and follow-up editorial
http://blogs.forbes.com/firewall/2010/12/13/the-lessons-of-gawkers-security-mess/

WAS I HACKED?
http://www.slate.com/id/2277768/

Top  50 Gawker User Passwords – LOL

Is it a hacking TREND?
http://www.fastcompany.com/1709836/expert-hackers-might-be-in-a-pissing-contest-companies-should-be-on-red-alert
McDonald’s, DeviantART and Walgreens now also on the “been hacked” list

Was it 4chan’s users?  Apparently not…
http://techshrimp.com/2010/12/13/gawker-website-hacked-by-gnosis-gnosis-says-they-are-not-4chan-or-anonymous/

Interview with a group named “Gnosis” that is claiming responsibility
http://thenextweb.com/media/2010/12/14/an-interview-with-gnosis-the-group-behind-the-gawker-hacking/

PREVENTION

LastPass can generate random passwords and remember them for you
http://lastpass.com/

SuperGen Pass

Something you have, something you know: Yubikey

Get CRAZY with your passwords: https://www.grc.com/passwords.htm

Download:

Question? Comments? Contact us here!