Cyberattack on Google Said to Hit Password System

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Dogbiscuit, Apr 20, 2010.

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    Apr 9, 2009
    The key part of the aticle:

    First of all, these employees should have never been using Windows, and even if they had to for some odd reason, they should not have been using outdated browsers (I believe they were using IE6). With Google's promotion of Linux, and with its development of its own Linux based OS (Chrome), I find it quite humorous (and ironic) that they were compromised because of Windows.

    Second, any OS that allows a machine to be compromised merely by clicking on a malicious link has something wrong with its design. Most other OS's would not such a compromise to occur.
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