does not surprise me. what bothers me is a lot of this has been known about, but certain powers don't bother do do anything.
Worrying that you say one thing(expert advice) but the so called experts say just to change passwords. Maybe its also a plot to make it easier for spooks to hack our systems.
I also wonder if government has thought of implications for its new benefit system, where you have yo use online to get set up.
If anyone starts posting odd messages here we will know we are compromised.
How much are we not being told. Just remember someone mentioning payment system for eBay was not working a few days ago, a system I have highlighted as a potential security problem. Was it a problem, or just an attempt to fix this problem.
The article does say they are not sure if any breaches made, in itself worrying, but if anyone does have a problem, how will the banks react, as I suspect they know there has been a potential problem, but work on the assumption that no-one has taken advantage(as far as they know).
Could this result in pressure to return to more traditional methods, mirroring the down turn in use of e-books in favour of real paper books and paper based systems,
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