Tag Archive: Repercussions

Jun 08 2012

LinkedIn hopes for no repercussions

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This week has been fairly interesting in the aspect that a ‘professionals’ website ‘LinkedIn’ was hacked releasing 6.5 million [roughly] user accounts and passwords. Almost immediately following that announcement was a report that LAST.FM, a media website, had been hacked for their user account. And back in December 2010 Gawker media news site was hacked …

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Dec 12 2011

Repercussions: Thinking Before Going Social

Image via CrunchBase Like 800+ million other people I’ve got a Facebook account. And I have friends and relatives, and acquaintances that I communicate with on Facebook, but it’s fantastically striking to see comments that are completely off taste, or see comments that but you flat back in your seat screaming “too much information!” It’s …

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Jun 09 2009

Google AdSense suspends LEHSYS for being attacked

Yesterday, was a rare occurrence. I normally get a steady amount of traffic on my website and it’s pretty consistent with day a to day operations. But yesterday, I received 5000+ hits on my website; that’s 400% better than the average day. It’s also suspicious. While I didn’t quite understand the issue, GOOGLE AdSense has …

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