Gawker Acknowledges Lax Site Security
The company plans to overhaul its web infrastructure.
Gawker Media recently announced plans to overhaul its web infrastructure following the theft of 200,000 users' e-mail addresses and passwords.
"The publisher of Gawker, Gizmodo, and seven other popular websites also plans to, gasp, mandate the use of secure sockets layer encryption for all users with Gawker Media accounts on Google Apps, according to a memo written by Gawker tech boss Tom Plunkett and published Friday by The Next Web," writes The Register's Dan Goodin.
"The company-wide message conceded a point first made by the perpetrators of the hack: That Gawker Media's security was utter crap," Goodin writes.
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