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>Cyberattack hit heart of Google system

04/20/2010

>BTC – This blog’s hosting technology goes through Google. This lead came in from friend of the blog, JP of NCard who sends us stuff all the time. He’s a long time, sure footed opponent of the National ID card.

“The hackers got access to the coding in the password system that controls millions of users’ access to many Google services.”


A vast amount of info in one place
c/o  StarTribune.com 

The new details seem likely to increase the debate about the security and privacy of vast computing systems such as Google’s that now centralize the personal information of millions of individuals and businesses. Because vast amounts of digital information are stored in one place, a single breach can lead to disastrous losses.


The theft began with a single instant message sent to a Google employee in China who was using Microsoft’s Messenger program, according to the person with knowledge of the internal inquiry, who spoke on the condition he not be identified. ::: MORE HERE:::

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