This week in terrifying, mind-boggling password breaches


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/09/06/this-week-in-terrifying-mind.html


#2

Well thank goodness I don’t use those three particular sites. I’m completely safe!


#3

Universities gather a dizzying amount of information about their students, and this week there is news of discussions of what to do with that data:


Sadly, the option “do not share the data, and shred it as soon as you are done with its narrow use” is not one that is being seriously considered.


#4

Welp, it’s another one from the teens. Cory must be queuing up posts to his SlackCast, again.


#5

And yet it, last time I needed, somehow cost a bunch of money and take months to get an official transcript; I’m sure in the end they’ll happily share it/sell it to anyone except those who you want.


#6

Salt the hash people.


#7

In mother Russian, Facebook leaks you.

Wait…shit.

Oh, never mind, I don’t have a Facebook account. Whew!


#8

More fun with password patterns, from… 4 years ago? People don’t change so much, do they?


#9

Those are impressive membership counts


#10

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