427 Million Myspace Passwords leaked in major Security Breach

Hello Friends Welcome after long time today’s  I am posting a sad news for Myspace Users. And welcome again in cyber crime world

You may have forgotten Myspace and have not thought of it in years after Facebook acquired the market, but Myspace was once-popular social media website.

On Tuesday, Myspace confirmed that the company was hacked in 2013 and that the stolen Myspace username and password combinations have been made available for sale in online hacker forum.

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The hacker, nicknamed Peace, who is selling the database of about 360 Million Myspace accounts with 427 million passwords, is the same hacker who was recently in the news for leaking 164 Million LinkedIn and 65 Million Tumblr accounts.

The data breach in Myspace is believed to be the largest leaks of passwords ever and even if you have not visited Myspace in years, your personal information is up for sale online.

Like LinkedIn, the stolen Myspace passwords were also stored in SHA1 with no “salting.” Salting is a process that makes passwords much harder to crack.

And we recommend that users who tend to reuse the same passwords between sites to set new passwords on those websites immediately.

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