Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Plain passwords compromised

Despite the high profile publicity in recent weeks, many household-name web services continue to store user details - including passwords - in the clear. Today I was reading that 300,000 email addresses and passwords for Groupon have been leaked to the Internet, and indexed automatically by Google.

Concerned? You should be! Consider checking your email addresses in the database at www.shouldichangemypassword.com; and, anyway,

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