Change Your Passwords

April 6, 2009 at 6:03 pm Leave a comment

Government Technology just published the story of a Maine OIT employee who recently had a run in with a password bandit. The bandit obtained the victim’s password for one website, and because the victim used the same password on other sites, the bandit was able to access the victim’s PayPal account and steal over $400.

This story is a sobering reminder to make sure that every password we use on the internet is unique. Read the full story, including the details about how the hacker was able to get the password, here.

Search crime in your neighborhood at

Entry filed under: Uncategorized. Tags: , , .

Woman Arrested for Texting While Driving Middletown Police Department Launches New Website with the Widget

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed



The views expressed in this blog are those of the individual contributing bloggers and may not necessarily reflect the official or actual opinions of CrimeReports, its parent company Public Engines, or any of its employees.


Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

Recent Posts

%d bloggers like this: