I.T. Security and Linux Administration

Apr 30 2014   8:53PM GMT

AOL Talks Breach

Eric Hansen Eric Hansen Profile: Eric Hansen

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/28/aol_confirms_security_breach_from_spam_attack/

AOL still exists?

But, seriously, this is interesting to say the least.  The idea of spam itself causing a security breach is intriguing.  Changing security measures by sending out a mass amount of email full of viagra…genius.

I use AOL only for the instant messenger portion these days.  Not sure if this is going to make me be concerned or not, though.

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