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Re^6: It's Time for Everyone to Change Passwords!
in thread It's Time for Everyone to Change Passwords!
i think the hack was done just to prove the site is vulnerable.
I agree, however hacking a site that never claimed not to be vulnerable is a bit... pointless.
From Fausty's comment on wired
Yay, how brave and skillful to “hack” something that’s already public, provided for free, and supported by volunteers.
"programmers passwords?" No, guys, just Monks passwords, for a site which runs http, that obviously stores passwords in plain text ("mail me my password"). Geez...