Wednesday, January 11, 2012

How to Handle a Web-site Hack Attack Gracefully

As you may have heard, Stratfor (a respected global intelligence web site) was the victim of an embarrassing hack attack last month. They are now getting back on their feet.

An e-mail I received from them this morning began, "We are happy to announce that our website is back online, and temporarily free for everyone. Visit" What followed was a sincere full disclosure and apology from their CEO, George Friedman via print and video.

Take some time today to make sure your web site is locked down. But, should you have a problem some day, this is the way to handle it...