Tuesday, January 26, 2010

TechCrunch Hacked

In a blog post, TechCrunch said it was hacked around 10:30 pm on Monday (2:30PM Tuesday AEDT), came back online around an hour later, but went down once again.
It said the site was back up and stable within a few hours. TechCrunch said the site was "redirected" by the hackers.
According to Web security firm Sophos, the technology blog was linked during the attack to a site "containing links to adult and pirated material."
[news.com.au]

Friday, January 22, 2010

21 Passwords You Shouldn't Use!


If you see your password on this list, change your password to something more secure.

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123456
qwerty
abc123
letmein
1234
monkey
myspace1
password1
link182
12345
asdf
aaa
password
123456789
iloveyou
princess
rockyou
1234567
12345678
abc123
(your first name)

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Hacker Profile: Koin / Edward Woltin

Hacker: Koin
Real name: Edward Woltin
Email: ed@koin.org, setauket@gmail.com
State: Hewlett, New York or East Setauket, New York
Address: Available to authorities only
Phone #: Available to authorities only
Main source: Digitalgangster.com
Main Profile: http://digitalgangster.com/4um/member.php?u=1770
Related sites: http://la.gg/ (Owned and operated Koin), http://www.myspace.com/koin
Previous arrest: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/16/nyregion/16mbrfs-005.html?_r=1
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2008/01/convicted-hacke/
Last Active: 1/22/2010 (currently involved in similar crimes)
Image:

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