He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet.
Prior to that he was executive news editor at e Week and news editor at Baseline.
I’ll shoot off an email the next time I get a hacked email from someone.
With the shoe on the other foot, I realized those emails were comforting even though I was well aware of the problem.
But I did take time to quickly tap out a response to people who replied to the spam coming from my hijacked account. Because took the time and effort to give me a heads up that I had a problem. I figured these people knew they’d been compromised and I didn’t need to respond.
So I put the problem on the back burner and proceeded to have a fun family day. The thing is, I’d gotten a number of these same emails lately from other hacked Yahoo accounts.
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Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site Tech Republic. Sure enough at AM my account was accessed from Romania. In fact, Yahoo knows quite a bit about my location. Yahoo should have noted this anomaly and used my security questions to validate identity. On a lark, I checked Yahoo’s ‘View your recent login activity’ link.She previously covered politics for CBSNews.com, as well as the intersection of technology and politics for CNET. change your password, update your security questions and ensure your Yahoo! Here’s the direct link to start using second sign-in verification.) It happened just before we arrived at the San Francisco Zoo. Having a plan in place for when the worst does happen and knowing there's a team of people to back you up should relieve some of the anxiety.