In June eITWebguru notified its readers that the User database of a popular technology and Gadget news & review publishing website i.e. TechRadar has been compromised. Now they have re-designed the complete database and storage mechanism to store user data. Following is the notification TechRadar has sent to their users:
Update regarding your TechRadar account
We are pleased to announce that we have completed our work to re-engineer the way we store user data and so you are now able to log in and comment on TechRadar again.
As a security precaution, you will be prompted to reset your password when you first log back into TechRadar – this will only take a few moments and then you’ll be able to add comments to stories just as you did before.
Whist rebuilding our authentification system, we took the difficult decision not to re-open the forums but to instead encourage discussion within the site comments and via our social networks.
So as well as commenting on individual stories, here are some other ways you can talk to us: Our main TechRadar Twitter account is @techradar. For the latest on mobile phones, there’s @TR_Phones, for camera fans there’s @TR_Cameras, and for tablet goodness you’ll want @TR_Tablets.
On Facebook, we have our TechRadar Facebook page and our dedicated TechRadar Cameras Facebook page.
We’re also on Google+ if you’d like to add us to your circles, we post pics of the coolest new kit on the TechRadar Pinterest boards, and our videos can be found on the TechRadar YouTube page.
And of course, you can email TechRadar writers directly. Contact details are on the Contact Us page.
We’re very grateful for your patience while the important site work was being carried out and we look forward to welcoming you back on TechRadar.
Thanks for your patience,