Are Crackers Responsible For AOL Purchases?

from the who-to-blame? dept

Yesterday we posted an article about people suing AOL for being sent (and billed for) merchandise they didn’t order. Now, some are suggesting that this was really do to malicious crackers who got users’ passwords and logged in and ordered stuff. In some cases, they say they may have received the passwords from disgruntled AOL employees.

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