Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Gone Phishing

Remember how I said that the attacks on the New York Times and Twitter were likely caused by human — not technical — error? Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times:

The U.S.-based sales partner’s credentials ended up in the hackers’ hands after a targeted phishing attack was directed at the firm’s staff, Melbourne IT Chief Technology Officer Bruce Tonkin said early Wednesday. Essentially, several people at the U.S. firm were duped by emails that coaxed them into giving up log-in credentials.