The notorious Lulz Sec hacking group has published login passwords for almost 26,000 users of an x-rated porn website.The hackers compromised the database of the hardcore website (called “Pron”), exposing not only the email addresses and passwords of over 25,000 members but also the credentials of 55 administrators of other adult websites.
The danger is that once one password has been compromised, it’s only a matter of time before the fraudsters will be able to gain access to your other accounts and steal information for financial gain or, in this case, potential embarrassment.
If you believe there might be a chance that your username/password were exposed, or if you’re simply in the habit of using the same password for multiple websites – now is the time to change your habits.
Here’s a You Tube video showing you how to choose a hard-to-crack, unique password: Graham Cluley runs his own award-winning computer security blog, and is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s.
php Free Chat is an open source, AJAX-based chat server that you can install on your site. Below is a chat room I designed for using in office environments where chatting is forbidden.” As of this writing, the beta (2.* branch) was last updated in November of 2012.
Compared to other chat software, php Free Chat is a breeze to set up. For this tutorial, we’re going to use the 1.5 branch, not the beta.