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post #13 of (permalink) Old Jun 15th, 16, 4:05 PM
lucifershammer
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Re: Attention - Password and Security Update

Unless you are storing passwords in unencrypted plaintext, how did they steal the passwords, unless they were keylogging or stole all your encryption keys?

And if you are storing them in plaintext -

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Originally Posted by Administrator View Post
That's a big part of it. Plus, with basic information like user id's and emails, simple passwords can be easily broken.

As for the article, fails to mention that the breach was for a third party plugin. This breach is on countless sites across the internet and not just limited to ours.

Their system was compromised and they grabbed user data for us and thousands of others. We cleared our part of the breach and went this route to further security. This is also in place as many members on the internet use the same or similar passwords across all things they use.

We cannot go into detail at the moment as it is being dealt with on a legal level.

Thanks,

Kevin

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