Despite high-profile hacks, companies still aren’t behaving securely: ex-LulzSec hacker

A CEO’s poor password hygiene enabled an escalating series of attacks that capped off a 50-day hacking spree that sent several members of hacking group LulzSec to jail and caused significant financial and reputational damage for companies like Fox News, US broadcasters Fox News and PBS, and Sony’s PlayStation Network. Those and other companies, the members argued, shouldn’t have been so easy to compromise – and in many cases, the group tried with varying degrees of success to point out the flaws to the victim companies’ security administrators.

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