‘Hacked’ sounds so nefarious

The media reports that Sarah Palin’s email account has been “hacked.”  When I hear the word “hacked” it conjures up images of The Matrix or Swordfish.  But in reality, I suspect this “hack” was much simpler.  If I were a betting man – and I am – I would guess that Sarah Palin used an easily-guessable password like a dictionary word.  Time to change your password to something like 8npR1iuJPh.


2 thoughts on “‘Hacked’ sounds so nefarious

  1. Wired reported that the “hacker” was able to use the Yahoo! password reset feature to gain access. He was able to find the necessary answers with a few Google searches.

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