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News Future's FileSilo hit by data breach

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 9 Feb 2017.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    Every bloody time...
     
  3. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    ^It's ridiculous, isn't it? How many times is this going to happen before companies actually take password file encryption seriously?
     
  4. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    And they always seem to say how they take security seriously after the horse has bolted.
     
  5. spolsh

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    They take user security so seriously that they don't even encrypt passwords ? They for real, 'cause whoever wrote that press release should be flogged.
     
  6. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    You never encrypt passwords; you hash and salt them. (Or, if you're Imagine Publishing, you store 'em in plain text 'cos what could go wrong?)
     
  7. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    Can I have eggs with that please?
     
  8. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    As per, they'll put an extra lock on the door and remain oblivious to the fact one of the walls is missing...
     
  9. jb0

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    Plain text passwords? I- but they- how in the-
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    I just have no words. There is stupid, and then there is blinding idiocy.
     
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    Ninja_182 Enginerd!

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    "We take the security of our registered users extremely seriously and we are investing in implementing advanced systems that enhance that security."

    - "We're spending £72 on a Winzip license."
     

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