The Onion’s Tips On How To Prevent Your Major Media Site From Being Hacked
Well, firing your IT person is certainly not a bad place to start.
Create safe passwords by only using the trustworthy letters and numbers.
Reduce interest in your website by cutting down on stories about very popular subjects, such as Syria.
Move site to a new web address every few minutes.
Shoot out an email reminding employees to be really careful online.
If you receive an unfamiliar email asking for your username and password, don’t delete it right away. Dig deeper by inputting your personal information and following the links.
Install a shit-ton of firewalls.
If your Twitter account is hacked, don’t be afraid to contact Twitter with your concerns. Their world-class tech team will respond in a fastidious manner to get your account up and running again within seconds.
Transfer over to a weekly print production schedule.
Remember that, worst comes to worst, it’s just a tweet, and it’s not like anyone’s ever had to apologize for a tweet before.