Hacked Patreon data spills out onto the Web

Crowdfunding site Patreon admitted earlier this week that it had been the victim of a hacking attack, and now the data — including millions of email addresses — has been published online.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.digitaltrends.com

You don’t have to scroll too far back in the Digital Trends news archives to find details of a recent server hack: Data breaches such as this one are becoming more commonplace and it’s up to the services themselves to put adequate security measures in place. All end users can do is make sure they choose a strong, unique password for each of their apps and sites, treat emails asking for login details with suspicion, and keep a close eye on the activity happening in all of their accounts.

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