06 Dec '12, 1pm
Google's Cutts Shares His Account Hack Experience
Most people I know have had the experience of being hacked into once in their life. Be it their email account, their WordPress blog, their bank account or basic applications - and everyone knows the feeling. Some people you think are invisible from being hacked, like Google's head of search spam, Matt Cutts. He shared his story of how and why his Skype account was hacked on Google+ . He explains that the Skype account he rarely uses was hacked a month or so ago and he realized recently when he needed to use it for an internet radio show. He said: As always, it sucks to get hacked. I've talked to a lot of people who have had their website hacked, and it really feels like a violation. In this case, I had a month of distance and the attacker sent me the new password, so it wasn't really that stressful. It does suck that it was Skype's fault though--the best security practices...