• Slack resets tens of thousands of passwords following 2015 data breach

    29 days ago - By Engadget

    Tens of thousands of Slack users will have to change their passwords after the company learned new details about a 2015 data breach. If you created your account before March of that year, haven't changed your password since and don't log in via a sin...
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  • Slack password reset coming to thousands of users

    Slack password reset coming to thousands of users

    30 days ago - By TechRadar

    Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach. The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach. Around one percent of all Slack users are thought to be affected by the attack - equivalent to over 65,000 customers.
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    Slack was hit by a cyberattack back in 2015 when hackers to its user profile database. This included access to the...
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  • Slack is resetting passwords due to 2015 hack - CNET

    30 days ago - By CNET

    Reset your password, then get back to work.
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  • Slack resets thousands of user passwords following 2015 data breach

    Slack resets thousands of user passwords following 2015 data breach

    30 days ago - By The Inquirer

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  • Slack resets passwords for 1% of its users because of 2015 hack

    30 days ago - By ZDnet

    Company said it received a batch of compromised credentials related to the 2015 hack via its bug bounty program.
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  • Slack resets thousands of user passwords four years after hack

    Slack resets thousands of user passwords four years after hack

    30 days ago - By The Verge

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    Slack says it is resetting the passwords of some of its users after new information has come to light about a security breach from March 2015. Any users who created their account before this date, who have not changed their passwords since, and who do not use single-sign-on can expect to have their passwords reset by the company if it hasn't happened already. Slack says that around one percent of its users fall into all three of these categories, which ZDNet reports amounts to around 65,000 users.
    The company chose to reset the passwords after it...
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  • Slack to reset passwords for tens of thousands of users

    30 days ago - By ZDnet

    Slack says passwords compromised in malware infections and past breaches at other companies.
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  • Slack resets user passwords after 2015 data breach

    30 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Slack will reset the passwords of users it believes are affected by a historical data breach that affected the company more than four years ago.
    In 2015, the company said it was hit by hackers who gained access to its user profile database, including their scrambled passwords. But the hackers inserted code that scraped the user's plaintext password as it was entered by users at the time.
    Slack said it was recently contacted through its bug bounty about a list of allegedly compromised Slack account passwords. The company believes the case may relate to the 2015 data breach incident.
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