The Long View (Computerworld)
Gawker Media hack causes my friends to receive scammy begging email "from" me. Moral: don't forget about old email accounts when managing password risk.
The recent hack of Gawker Media's user database had a few people tsk-tsk'ing at that publication's security skills. Or lack of them. But that's just a pile of low-value blog comment accounts -- is there a greater worry we're missing? Are high-value enterprise accounts also at risk as a result? Here's a personal story of being hacked as a direct result of the Gawker compromise, in The Long View...