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Day: 23 February 2020 Data Breach Analysis Data Breach Analysis

Preface On November 23, 2017 imgur was notified of a potential security breach. The breach affected email addresses and passwords of approximately 1.7 million imgur users – with duplicates, the data includes 1,757,680 records. What data is at risk? After the data breach was disclosed, the imgur team said that data at risk includes email addresses and passwords. The service says it always encrypted user passwords, but it admits passwords may have been cracked using brute force due to an…

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