Daily Archives: December 15, 2010


Gawrker Media, parent of such sites as Gawker.com, Fleshbot [NSFW], Deadspin, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, io9, Kotaku, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Gawker.tv, and Cityfile, was hacked over the weekend. As a result, their user files were compromised. Although the password file was encrypted, the encryption was particularly weak, and vulnerable to a brute force […]

Consider Updating Passwords After Gawker Media Hack