Video: Paris Hilton & Sarah Palin – what’s the connection?

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The story about Sarah Palin’s Yahoo email account being hacked is making headlines around the world, and bloggers are arguing back-and-forth about the rights and wrongs of breaking into her account.

What’s perhaps most relevant to all of us, however, is how did the hackers manage to breach security and gain access to what should have been a secure email account, and what can the ordinary man or woman in the street do to prevent it happening to them?

After all, if it can happen to Sarah Palin it could – if we’re not careful – potentially happen to you, me, or even celebrities like Paris Hilton…

By the way,…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.