TECHNOLOGY: Different strokes for different folks; passwords too

Dec 13, 2010 6:50 am

Gawker Media Hacked, Warns Users to Change Passwords

By Jeremy Kirk, IDG News

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E-mail addresses and password details for 200,000 registered users of Gawker Media websites are now circulating on peer-to-peer networks after a weekend hack attack. The company warned users to change their passwords — including on other sites, if they use the same passwords elsewhere.

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Since I never use the same passwords for different sites, not my problem!

Clearly, most people don’t keep that discipline.

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