[kwlug-disc] OT: Hotmail/Yahoo account breakins

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Wed Feb 20 13:17:08 EST 2013


That is timely. Thanks. 

So one clear best practice I should offer is to tell people not to use
the same password for all accounts. I had not realized that password
theft was a common vector.

- Paul

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 01:35:05PM -0500, Darcy Casselman wrote:
> This is rather timely:  How Gmail cut account hijacking 99.7%.
> 
> http://googleblog.blogspot.ch/2013/02/an-update-on-our-war-against-account.html
> 
> Darcy.
> 



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