Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 6th Aug 2012 11:12 UTC
Apple Mat Honan got hacked, and lost all the data on his MacBook, iPad, and iPhone. How? Somebody broke into his iCloud account. Brute force attack? Simple password? No, not really - the hacker called Apple tech support, and convinced the person on the phone he was really Mat Honan. Apple then reset the iCloud password. The dangers of a monoculture, kids. Even Steve Wozniak has doubts about everything going into the cloud.
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RE[4]: oh, FFS...
by moondevil on Mon 6th Aug 2012 14:10 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: oh, FFS..."
moondevil
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2005-07-08

But what a Google password? How many services does Google have? All accessible with one login/password.


That is why the only things I use from Google are the minimum ones required to develop for Android.

I even deleted all my Picasa albums the minute G+ asked me for permission to access them. Right away I decided to delete them instead and forget about G+.

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