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Do you Yahoo?

If you use Yahoo for your email, be sure to use a fairly mysterious password.  A teenager in America found it quite easy to work out what Sarh Palin' s password was (yes, that Sarah Palin).

The son of Tennessee Representative Mike Kernell, David Kernell was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Knoxville for intentionally accessing Palin's Yahoo email account without authorisation. According to the three-page indictment, David Kernell gained access to gov.palin@yahoo.comon September 16 by exploiting weaknesses in Yahoo's password reset feature.

All he had to know was her postcode and high school, and bingo, he changed her password.

They can catch him - but what about all those spam senders?  Wouldn't it be better if the concentrated on catching them?


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