doubled99: Seriously? I just changed all my passwords
Calmamity: No one was really going to, anyway.
That Guy Jeff: I'll take Brian Krebs take on it over "the verge" anyday.
DragonIV: That Guy Jeff: I'll take Brian Krebs take on it over "the verge" anyday.Normally, I would too...but he seems rather unconcerned about his name being bandied about by Alex Holden of Hold Security. That surprised me--he does realize that many of us do give a lot of credit to his name. I could care less about monetary compensation (he already addressed that early in the comments) but in effect, his name on that site as an advisor implicitly applies his blessing to this thinly disguised ransom campaign.
SVenus: That Guy Jeff: I'll take Brian Krebs take on it over "the verge" anyday.Let's see. Is Brian Krebs listed as being on the board of the company he is reporting about?
justanotherfarkinfarker: Well luckily they are all12345/except for fark. I add a wild card digit to that.
Louisiana_Sitar_Club: doubled99: Seriously? I just changed all my passwordsChange 'em back.
MylesHeartVodak: Changing your password routinely is a good practice, anyway. Nobody really does it as often as they should, or ever, but it's a good practice for when security breeches do happen.This case? It makes me wonder who owns CyberVor. The most profitable "hacks" and scams are those that blackmail you into buying your own security back. Virii that compromise your machine, lock it tight, until you pay $X to unlock it. This company hasn't released any genuine data of information, other than "OMG! 1.2 Billion accounts hacked! Subscribe now to find out if you are at risk, and how to fix it!"Meh, change your passwords, and don't post the stupid "correct horse battery staple" cartoon. Most passwords don't allow spaces or that long of a character length.
MylesHeartVodak: Meh, change your passwords, and don't post the stupid "correct horse battery staple" cartoon. Most passwords don't allow spaces or that long of a character length.
gfid: I finally got around to downloading KeePass.I noticed if you Google it, there is a .info site and a .com site and they look quite different. I immediately got paranoid because what better way to steal passwords is by having people download some malware disguising itself as a password manager?
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