[Chugalug] how?

Tim Youngblood timyoungblood at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 10:55:45 UTC 2013


Two factor authentication, you need.
-Yoda

But you most likely got Pineappled.
On Feb 8, 2013 1:27 AM, "wes" <wes at the-wes.com> wrote:

> hotmail is notorious for their lax security. I see compromised hotmail and
> yahoo accounts ALL THE TIME.
>
> the thing is, as these large conglomerate corporations do more and more to
> tie their authentication systems together, they end up exposing more
> surface area to attack. if one idiot team manages to make one supposedly
> obfuscated auth system available to one corporate partner which does not do
> sufficient brute force rate limiting, it's only a matter of time before
> your account is compromised next.
>
> -wes
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 9:23 PM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>
>> hmmm, my <shame>msn/hotmail</shame> got hacked also
>>
>> wonder if my recent trip to atlanta had anything to do with this
>>
>> so how exactly does such a hack job work...  do they get my password with
>> a keylogger, login to my account, and send a blast email to all my contacts?
>>
>> I see no unusual messages in the "sent" folder...
>>
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