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    Exclamation Gawker Accounts compromised

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11998648

    Just to let people know, it may be a good idea if you have an account on there to also change your password if you use the same ones on Gawker.

    I already seen some nasty compromises of sites due to the leak of passwords.


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    i love how "lifehack", "monkey" and "consumer" are the most popular hacked passwords. You could read a lot into that.

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    Well the problem isn't easily cracked passwords it's the encryption system Gawker uses. They are not salted passwords using an encryption algorithm cracked since 1999 - so pretty much all of them are out.

    Btw Gawker also hosts Kotaku and i09 so if you have an account there and use the same password across sites like say on CA or your DA...YIM AOL whatever account. change it.
    Last edited by Arshes Nei; December 16th, 2010 at 09:32 PM.

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