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+ - How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to Mat Honan's Epic Hacking-> 1

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The story behind the hacking of Mat Honan's multiple accounts has been revealed and points to massive failures in how Amazon and Apple handle password recovery. Accounts for both sites can be easily accessed with simple to find publically available information. If you ask me, both companies should be liable for violating privacy laws."
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How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to Mat Honan's Epic Hacking

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To err is human -- to blame it on a computer is even more so.