WEB You can go to jail for "hacking" a yahoo email?

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  1. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    Anyone else following the Palin story? How can you go to jail for doing something that yahoo makes very simple to do? All these guys did, was use the retrieve password feature and now they are going to go to pound me in the ass prison. Why? Its not like they had to haxor that hard, all they needed was provide the dob, zipcode and country of residence and they got the password reset.

    So does this mean you as a service have no responsibilities whatsoever to protect your customer? And you can completely ignore encryption since if you get hacked you can just sick the FBI on the hacker?
     
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    Fotenks New Member

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    Just because it's easy doesn't mean it's okay.

    How hard should they be punished? I don't think they should be punished too hard, but they did do wrong.
     
  3. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    well a few OTers on here hacked my Yahoo email(Logik and Biowukaki), I didn't get the feds involved. I don't see why a person needs to go to pound me in the ass prison for being a douchebag.
     
  4. kingtoad

    kingtoad OT Supporter

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    Because it's illegal. Morals have no play in this.

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  5. Pepsi1975

    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    yeah and you are not potentially the future vice president of the united states and governor of alaska are you?
     
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    they'll never find out who it was.
     
  7. Pepsi1975

    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    someone will be stupid enough to brag about it to the wrong friend
     
  8. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    So McCain campaign is going above the law to prosecute someone? Doubtful, its probably SOP
     
  9. Pepsi1975

    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    no you are missing the point, you are a no body, yes if you complained they may have looked into it, but this is huge and that is why they are activaly pursueing it

    national security and all that jazz

    it is more than a simple yahoo password hack, you comparing yourself to her is like comparing a vw bug to a porsche
     
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    but he got equally as butthurt, the difference is palin can't change her name and pretend to be somebody else
     
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    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    :rofl: I still can't believe the thread starter is comparing himself to sarah palin :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  13. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    Well the whole point of our justice system is that everyone gets the same fair shake. Sure the whole secret service thing is probably an add-on, but I'd think the FBI would take a report for regular people too(I hope)

    And honestly looking back, I don't think those guys hacked my yahoo account...it just didn't fit together. i.e. they continued saying I don't have a startup when they would have seen related emails when they logged in
     
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    lol @ fail logic.

    lots of illegal activities are simple.
     
  17. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    yeah but shouldn't Yahoo be somewhat responsible? Is a pre-set secret question really the best we can do? I mean look at Palin...her secret question was where did her and her husband met. The hacker chose after 5 tries "Wasilla High"...I would hardly call that a "secret" question. A secret question should be something that you can at least modify, instead of picking from 4 pre-set ones.
     
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    you mean, "what was your first car" rsx03 FTL
     
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  20. Logik

    Logik Livin la vida broka

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    ...ohh and RWDFTW, how is the multi-million dollar tshirt empire working out for you?
     
  21. kingtoad

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    Thread backfire. :rofl:
     
  22. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    I don't really remember what my secret answer is :rofl: It definitely wasn't the car, since I made the account before I got it. I know the question has something to do with a pet...except I never had one. I guess I just picked a random question and then pressed a random set of letters. At least with Gmail you can write your own question so I wrote one that gives me hints to what the actual question is. This way if someone tries to reset my gmail account they won't even know what question the thing is asking since the hint question is in Russian. So someone would need to know Russian to figure out what question I'm asking, and then have to figure what I'm actually asking. Before they can even begin to start throwing answers at it.
     
  23. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    I think you are confusing me with symptic
     
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    bro, don't even start talking like you know what is "secure". you were the guy recommending md5 hashes and using your car as your password :rofl:
     
  25. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    bro I don't even know what md5 hashes ARE. :rofl:

    And the car password is no longer being used, thats kinda why I had fazle switch my username since it felt too high school.
     

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