Technology journalist Mat Honan and Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince have something in common – they’ve both been hacked by a Long Beach teenage member of the UGNazi hacktivist group.
At the RSA Conference in San Francisco today, Honan and Prince spoke about their experiences in a session entitled “We were hacked: Here’s what you should know”.
And, I’m afraid what they had to say spells bad news for those of us who love to use the internet and embrace cloud-based technologies to manage our lives more easily.
Because you no longer have to worry just about your own computer security – you also need to start worrying about everybody else’s.
The hack of Mat Honan
In the case of Honan, who has written for publications such as Gizmodo and Wired, the hack last year resulted in him having his Gmail account hijacked, and his iPhone, iPad and MacBook…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.