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Facebook stored ‘millions’ of unencrypted Instagram passwords

SAN FRANCISCO: “Millions” of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands. “We discovered additional logs of Instagram passwords being stored in a readable format. We now estimate that this issue impacted millions of Instagram users,” ...

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Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch

LONDON: Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords on Thursday (May 3) after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as “hashing”. The social network disclosed the issue in ...

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Yahoo sets hack record at 1 billion accounts

Yahoo says hackers stole data from more than one billion user accounts in August 2013. The company says it’s a different breach from the one it disclosed in September. Pictured here Marissa Mayer, who took the job as CEO at Yahoo in 2012 The company said Wednesday that it was ...

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