Thursday, January 25, 2007

MySpace Allegedly Kills Computer Security Website

Kevin Poulsen writes on 27B Stroke 6:

Computer security guru Fyodor reports waking up yesterday to find his website essentially removed from the web by his domain registrar, GoDaddy. After a bunch of phone calls to GoDaddy, he eventually got them to explain why: Because MySpace asked them too.

SecLists provides public archives of over a dozen computer security mailing lists, including BugTraq and Full Disclosure. MySpace was apparently unhappy with a post that crossed Full Disclosure earlier this month, in which the author attached the spoils of a phishing attack against MySpace users, consisting of 56,000 user names and passwords.

More here.


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