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Day: 26 January 2020

WeHeartIt Data Breach Analysis

WeHeartIt Data Breach Analysis

Preface WeHeartIt, an image sharing website, suffered a data breach in late 2013. However, the breach was not discovered until it suddenly appeared on the web a few years later. The company stated that the data breach affected over 8 million customers. What data is at risk? The WeHeartIt data breach took place in late 2013 and the breached data includes email addresses, usernames and passwords. According to WeHeartIt themselves, although the passwords were encrypted, the encryption algorithm was weak:…

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