Well, it’s happened to AOL. An inside job is what it’s called. An AOL engineer stole 92 million AOL email addresses, representing AOL’s entire email list (30 million) and sold it to a spammer.
So this is what scares me? What if this was another service – and you had confidential business information and that informatioun got stolen because of an “inside job”.
Hmmmm…maybe its better after all to have your CRITICAL information only stored localy. (full story)