TechRadar hacekd?

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TechRadar hacekd?

Postby ppmt » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:30 pm


Not sure if it is the right forum so move if needed

I just received an email from "Techradar" informing me that their reigstration database has been compromised.

Is that true? I have changed my password in case but since I see nothing on this forum about it I am wondering if is not a spam?
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Postby Rhakios » Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:27 pm

It's Techradar, not Tuxradar. The LXF forums and so on are hosted separately to those of the other Future magazines that fall under the Techradar banner. Otherwise we'd all be forced to use those pug-ugly forums they have over there.
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Postby ppmt » Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:44 pm

I see!

All is good then :)

I wonder which other forum from Techradar I am registered with then ?
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Postby Marrea » Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:29 am

I too received the email from TechRadar yesterday.

Amazing, isn't it, you would think a "tech" site, of all sites, would have their security better locked down! :shock:

The last sentence of the email says:

"We take the security of your data extremely seriously and we apologise for any inconvenience caused."

Perhaps not quite seriously enough. :roll:
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Postby RedWillow » Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:46 pm

Meh. Still down.

I don't see many tears being shed though. :|
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