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Honesty Buffer

Anthony Burke of Cisco Inferno comments:

I received an email this morning from Buffer stating they were hacked. Buffer was sending spam from users accounts opposed to the original content. Immediately I rolled my eyes and thought of the linked accounts I have to the service and the annoyance of changing my account details across three to four social media outlets.

As a big user of Buffer myself, I thought their reaction to the hack was perfect. They admitted fault but concentrated on fixing the issue. They told us what caused it and how they are going to prevent it from happening again. Take note: this is how you handle an incident.

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