The Pwnie Awards

By Deane Barker on August 3, 2009

 Pwnie Award Winners: I didn’t even know this existed. There’s lots of hard-core technical awards in there, but this year’s big winner was Twitter, who won in the “Epic FAIL” category:

[…] this year Twitter learned the hard way that when your entire security rests in the cloud, it only takes one unused hotmail account and a bored teenager to get your entire business plan, all your employee’s personal information, and administrative access to your 55 million dollar web application. According to Twitter’s top secret internal documents (now published on Techcrunch) “Are we building a new Internet?!?” Well if they are, it’s one that needs more security.