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The question-and-answer site informs users that some of their passwords may have been breached in a security intrusion.
Insanely popular with kids, the question-and-answer service thrives on anonymity, making it fun and dangerous.
Like many a teenager, the question-and-answer service grew like a weed and got a questionable reputation. A funding round and new media-friendly feature are designed to help clean up its act.
Phandroid's Android Forums Web site is hacked this week, ZDNet reports. The site urges members to change passwords immediately.
commentary It's time for companies to use basic security practices, and for individuals to use common sense with passwords.
Credentials posted in plain text appear to have originated from the Web company's Yahoo Voices platform. The hackers say they intended the data dump as a "wake-up call."
Teenagers are flocking to Formspring.me, a social media tool that allows users to anonymously ask questions for others to publicly answer.
The recent partial failure of Amazon Web Services is being called "Cloudpocalyse." Don't believe it. An apocalypse is about the end of things. We're just at the beginning.
The new iTunes-based social network is getting hit by comment spam since Apple apparently left it vulnerable through a lack of spam- or URL- filtering, according to Sophos.