Evernote service subjected to penetrate demanding users to change passwords




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Evernote service subjected to penetrate and demanding users to change passwords

March 3, 2013

The company announced the developer of the application Evernote your record observations about their exposure to attempt to penetrate a coordinated and well thought out, managed through the body that the penetration of access to safe areas and sensitive to the service, but it did not have a real impact on user accounts.

The company noted that it had decided to implement the step to reset passwords for users as a preventive measure to avoid any possible damage to user accounts and their information.

Showed the company’s investigation that hackers were able to access users’ information, including the names and e-mail addresses and passwords as encrypted.

The company explained that the methods used then to encrypt passwords strong, but it is preferred you take a step to reset passwords to ensure the security of the user’s personal data.

Has asked the company all its users reset their passwords and so by choosing a new word is difficult and not use words identical with sites and other services, and also warned of clicking on links to reset the password, which arrive via e-mail, but Go directly to the link service Login and choose a new word from there ( Evernote.com ).

This company has gone apology from users of this imbalance and causing change their passwords, but it is justified, however, that this step will lead to a safer experience for service.


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