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Old 16th February 2011, 13:29   #45
jaromanda
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I recently had to do a full round of password changes after a similar compromise at Gawker Media a few months ago. Now, back at stage one doing it over again... thanks, Winamp.
read the terms of service, and privacy policy before blaming winamp

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It is unreasonable to expect people to use a unique password for each and every website.
sure, it may be unreasonable ... but winamp can't be held accountable for poor internet practices by users

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Regardless, in this day and age it is suicide for a trusted site to not properly protect valuable data like this. I do so hope it doesn't happen again.
seriously? it was winamp forum that was compromised. the vulnerability is in the forum software = vBulletin.

I can guarantee there are thousands of chinese and russian spotty teens working on hacking vbulletin one handed whilst I'm typing this

build a more secure forum, someone somewhere will hack it eventually

welcome to the internet, you must be new

Is it just me or are shoutcast users getting dumber?
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