How Sarah Palin’s Email Was Hacked

September 20th, 2008

Computer SecurityVice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s Yahoo! email account was taken over by a hacker. Authorities believe the hacker was able to find enough information about Mrs. Palin in the public domain that he could ask for a password reset and answer the “secret questions.” Unfortunately for him, however, he wasn’t as good at covering his tracks as he was at hacking.

Link #1: http://news.bbc.co.uk/…
(via Kim Komando)

Link #2: http://www.computerworld.com/…
(via Kim Komando)

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