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Re^7: It's Time for Everyone to Change Passwords!

by shmem (Canon)
on Jul 30, 2009 at 09:41 UTC ( #784548=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to 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...


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