• Reddit says it was hacked in June and attackers got private messages and other info of early users

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Reddit said it was hacked in June and that personal information of some users, including email addresses and private messages, were accessed.
    The hack affected people who used Reddit between 2005, when the site was created, to 2007.
    Reddit, the popular discussion and forum website, said on Wednesday that hackers managed to break into its computer systems and gain access to private messages, email addresses and other personal information belonging to some of its early users.
    The hackers obtained access to a database that contained personal information of Reddit users who joined the service...
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  • Reddit's August 2018 security incident: What you need to know

    Reddit's August 2018 security incident: What you need to know

    2 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Here's what you can do to keep your digital life safe.
    Reddit, one of the world's most popular websites, announced on August 1, 2018 , that it experienced a security breach in which some user data was compromised.
    The breach mostly affects Redditors that have been on the site since 2007 or earlier, but even if you made your account at a later date, you should still keep reading as there's a chance some info was still exposed.
    What happened?
    Between June 14 and June 18 of this year, Reddit says an attacker "compromised a few of our employees' accounts with our cloud and source code hosting...
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  • Reddit Suffers Data Breach: What You Need to Do Next

    Reddit Suffers Data Breach: What You Need to Do Next

    2 monthes ago - By Tom's Hardware

    Attackers were able to intercept the SMS two-factor authentication codes of Reddit employees and then use them to gain access to some of the company's user data.
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  • Reddit says user data between 2005 and 2007 breached

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Social media network Reddit said on Wednesday a hacker broke into a few of its systems and accessed some user data, including current email addresses and a 2007 database backup containing old encrypted passwords.
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  • Hackers breach Reddit systems, steal super old personal information - CNET

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    Your email address and your password from 2007 were stolen.
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  • Everything you need to know about Reddit's recent security ‘incident'

    Everything you need to know about Reddit's recent security ‘incident'

    2 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Reddit recently learned that a hacker managed to access multiple employee accounts and walk away with “some” current email addresses and a 2007 database backup. It's undergoing a “painstaking investigation” currently to figure out what went wrong. On June 19, Reddit discovered that hackers had compromised “a few” employee accounts with access to its cloud storage and source code hosting providers. Hackers reportedly bypassed the providers' two factor authentication system using an SMS intercept, meaning the person(s) responsible re-routed the 2FA code to a different device in order to...
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  • Reddit was hacked: Here's what you need to know and do right now

    Reddit was hacked: Here's what you need to know and do right now

    2 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Reddit has revealed that it was recently hacked. It emailed users and published a post on 1 August to announce that a hacker broke into its systems and accessed user data, including current email addresses and a 2007 database backup with old usernames and passwords that were scrambled for protection. That means the affected users are mostly people who joined the site in 2007 or earlier. Here's what you need to know?
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  • Hacker accessed 2007 backup of Reddit in June 2018 breach

    Hacker accessed 2007 backup of Reddit in June 2018 breach

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Popular content aggregation platform Reddit was the subject of a database breach back in June 2018. According to an August 1st, 2018 announcement made by Reddit CTO and founding engineer Christopher Slowe, under his KesyerSosa username, a hacker managed to breach Reddit's systems and access current email addresses as well as a 2007 database backup filled with old, encrypted passwords. The backup reportedly contained early user data, including information from Reddit's launch in 2005 until May 2007. “In Reddit's first years it had many fewer features, so the most significant data contained...
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  • Reddit breach exposes user data, but not much

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Reddit announced today that it suffered a security breach in June that exposed some of its internal systems to the attackers, although what was accessed was not particularly sensitive. Notably the hack was accomplished by circumventing the two-factor authentication Reddit had in place via SMS interception - which should be a wake-up call to any who haven't moved on from that method.
    A post by Reddit CTO Chris Slowe explained that they discovered the hack on June 19, and estimated it to have taken place between June 14 and 18. The attack “compromised a few of our employees' accounts with...
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  • Reddit hacker snagged email addresses and old passwords

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Earlier this month, a hacker accessed a few of Reddit's systems, grabbing some current email addresses and a database backup from 2007 that contained account passwords. The company assured its users that the attacker did not gain write access to any...
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  • Reddit says hackers breached its systems, some user data compromised

    2 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Compromised user data includes some current email addresses and salted and hashed passwords from a 2007 database backup.
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  • Reddit says hackers stole user data from 2007 and earlier in security breach

    Reddit says hackers stole user data from 2007 and earlier in security breach

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Reddit informed its users today that a hacker broke into some of its systems and accessed user data, including current email addresses and a 2007 database that contained usernames and passwords that were already salted and hashed .
    Reddit is sending an email to all affected users - mostly people who joined Reddit in 2007 or earlier. The hacker was also able to read the email digests Reddit sent out in June 2018 as well, so they could see users' email addresses and relevant, safe-for-work subreddits they followed. Reddit is recommending users who may still be using passwords similar to the...
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