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With CPU's nowadays even having encryption accelerating functions , it's about time they encrypt everything related to the users, not only the passwords but also e-mail addresses (would reduce spam worldwide), home addresses and other personal data.

And they definitely need to get their security up to standard. All these sites being hacked in a short period of time must be because there is some obvious security holes left unpatched or unattended.
I wonder how many of these sites used RSA tokens to secure administrator access. Seems a strange coincidence that the number of successful hacks has apparently gone up just when RSA admits that the algorithm used in the tokens was compromised.
    
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just hack the banks and erase all people debts
otherwise meh...
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This has already been talked about in the "Nintendo has been hacked" thread. This all seems very suspicious. Probably to further more of a "policed" internet to "protect" us from hackers.
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Let them keep hacking....Its only a matter of time before the fbi is knocking on their doors. This has to be the worst year i can remember for people getting hacked.
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They were mentioned indirectly. Even Stevie Wonder could see that.
What a nice way to not even address the baseless generalization you made.


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I wonder how many of these sites used RSA tokens to secure administrator access. Seems a strange coincidence that the number of successful hacks has apparently gone up just when RSA admits that the algorithm used in the tokens was compromised.
Good question. It's true that RSA already offered to replace the 40 million tokens (!!!) , but, it's going to take time.
 
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These ass-hats need to get arrested. I got that same email, and people support these groups when they do crap like this.

There trying to get that internet ID bill passed, ruining it for every one.
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just hack the banks and erase all people debts
otherwise meh...
Don't forget the credit bureaus.


People seem to worry too much about ID theft these days. I pray for it.
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There trying to get that internet ID bill passed, ruining it for every one.
That is just a conspiracy theory. Cars also used to not have locks on the fuel filler caps, some cars didn't even have locks on the doors.

And the most famous example comes from the original Mini that had the bonnet release catch outside of the car. As soon as there is a market for intrusion, companies implement a security patch to what would otherwise be just a characteristic.

Hackers are going this way because they are probabvly not going far in other respects. Online transactions, for example, are much more secure today because people use it a lot, and companies had to mitigate the consumer's fear by implementing stronger security features. And the same thing will happen with these systems too.

Remember, the Internet is still in it's infancy. And privacy concerns have only started being a big issue not long ago, maybe for the last 3-4 years (let's call it the facebook era), so there is a lot of improvement still to be implemented.
 
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These jokers are going to stir up the wrong folk here pretty soon. I don't care who is behind this nonsense but they got it comin. Mark my words.
Honestly half of me thinks it's our own government. They will use all this garbage as fuel for their internet ID card fire and other bogus legislation.
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Strange choice of targets. I can't believe nobody has taken a shot at Blizzard or Crytek (maybe their security is just too good).
they are probably all WoW players...and since Crysis 2 no one wants to be associated with Crytek

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Honestly half of me thinks it's our own government. They will use all this garbage as fuel for their internet ID card fire and other bogus legislation.
Remember that news story about 25% of US hackers being involved with the FBI?
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