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This reader mocked Heartbleed, posted his
passwords online. Guess what happened next.

Washington Post, by Brian Fung

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Posted By:StormCnter, 4/16/2014 3:16:06 PM

Here´s a lesson in online security: Passwords are important. They keep your information safe. Crucially, they also prevent other people from impersonating you. Unfortunately, one of The Switch´s readers learned that the hard way. On a story explaining how the Heartbleed bug could slow down the Internet, a commenter scoffed at the "Heartbleed thingamajig," arguing that the Internet´s handwringing over security was mostly overwrought: I couldn´t give a flying fig about the Heartbleed thingamajig. Two years already the thing has been running loose ... and not a word of someone crying over its damage. Say ... does anyone really know its origin?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 4/16/2014 4:12:02 PM     (No. 9813427)

Cyber-Darwinism at work.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lucky4, 4/16/2014 8:21:57 PM     (No. 9813671)

Sounds fake. Someone just did that to make a point. Then I checked the guys FB, Twitter and WP site. He has been online and posting since 2012. So is actually is just an idiot.


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