Cosmo The Hacker God
In early August, Wired.com Gadget Lab writer, Mat Honan, experienced an “epic hacking”. His own.
It took considerable effort (and cost!) to recover Mat’s data:
Naturally, Mat has developed a strong interest in the types of social engineering methods which were used to “hack” his accounts. And a member of one of this year’s most infamous hacker gangs, UGNazi (@UG) contacted @mikko to offer his assistance.
Which brings us to Mat Honan’s latest story:
Quote: “The only thing I am certain of is that online security is an illusion.”
Before reading, we felt more or less comfortable that all of our eggs weren’t exposed in just one basket. But now, after having read this story… well, now perhaps it’s time to track down and delete some of our older underused eggs (accounts).
On 13/09/12 At 03:53 PM