Friday, 30 June 2017

8Tracks Breach Exposes Millions of Accounts

Internet radio service 8tracks was hacked this week and personal details associated with a reported 18 million user accounts compromised. In a blog post, the firm’s founder and CEO, David Porter, claimed that no financial data, phone numbers or postal addresses were exposed, but email addresses and encrypted passwords were. “Passwords on 8tracks are hashed and salted, meaning that even we can’t tell you what your password is by looking at the database,” he continued.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Infosecurity Magazine

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