back to article Aggregate this: NewsNow has spilt a bunch of 'encrypted' passwords

UK aggregator NewsNow has suffered a breach resulting in the leak of users' "encrypted" passwords. Word of the breach surfaced through reports to security consultant Troy Hunt, who runs the Have I Been Pwned service. Data breach at @NewsNowUK pic.twitter.com/6j1b03x4Fp — Troy Hunt (@troyhunt) September 24, 2018 The breach …

  1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "Industry best practice is to store only salted hash representations of passwords, which is not quite the same thing."

    Close enough for a PR hack.

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