AOL

Mike Pence used personal AOL account for government business as Indiana governor

While serving as Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence routinely used his personal AOL email account to conduct government business.

Surprise! It was hacked.

David Bisson reports.


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FBI arrests Crackas With Attitude who allegedly hacked CIA boss’s AOL account

Two alleged hackers, said to have compromised the online accounts of senior government officials, have had their collars felt.


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CIA boss has his personal email account hacked… and yes, it’s on AOL

I’m not sure what’s more embarrassing – the director of the CIA being hacked, or him having an AOL account.


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Security breach at AOL. Users told to change passwords

AOL has confirmed that it has suffered a serious security breach, with hackers accessing users’ personal details, address books and encrypted passwords.


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Has your AOL account been spewing out diet spam? You’re not alone…

AOL acknowledges that its users have a spam problem.

Not receiving spam, you understand. No, the problem is other internet users receiving diet spam *from* AOL users.


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Microsoft Windows Update emails try to steal your Gmail, Yahoo, AOL passwords…

Beware any emails which claim to come from privacy@microsoft.com – it could be that you’re being targeted in an attack designed to steal your AOL, Gmail, Yahoo or Windows Live password.


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Pregnant Kate Middleton doll leads to malware infection for AOL users

Take care if you visit the main page of AOL UK today – a story about Kate Middleton being pregnant (or rather a doll of a pregnant Duchess of Cambridge) has a nasty sting in its tail.


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Randomly chosen to update your AOL information? Beware phishing attack

Get smart in 2011, and learn to be more suspicious of emails that may be asking you to hand over too much personal information.


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30 months of bread and water for spammer

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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