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Emptyage: Yes, I was hacked. Hard.

ADignorantium Says: This is an important warning to EVERYONE who uses Social Media like Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, iCloud, Amazon.com, etc. Please set aside a few minutes to read the below story by Wired Gadget Lab writer, Mat Honan.

emptyage:

So maybe you saw my Twitter going nuts tonight. Or you saw Gizmodo’s Twitter account blow up. Or you saw this in AllThingsD. Or this in the DailyDot. Although embarrassing, Twitter was the least of it. In short, someone gained entry to my iCloud account, used it to remote wipe all of my…

For additional info, check out Mat Honan’s article at GadgetLab on Wired.com

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/all/

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    Heads up everyone! This is about how someone was hacked with social engineering. This was not a brute force attack.
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    Mat Honan: There are some big lessons we can all learn from this. First, it’s very, very important that your email...
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    ADignorantium Says:...important warning...EVERYONE who uses...

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