Livestream.com calls to change users password after hacking attempt

Dec

24

2015

Livestream has warned users that the company has detected any hacking attempt that may account information to be captured. The service for live streaming of video calls all users precaution to change their password.

Livestream mail database breach Livestream explains in an e-mail to users still investigating the hack, but that may account information in the hands of the perpetrators. This involves names, email addresses, birth dates, phone numbers and password hashes. Details on the hash Livestream does not. It is unclear whether the hashes are gesalt.

The service lets a precaution all users give their passwords reset, and also warns to adapt to those of other services, if the user has used the same password several times. Further claims the service unspecified “additional security measures” have been taken to prevent the repetition in the future.

Livestream provides live Internet broadcasts of 300,000 producers and counts large enterprises among its customers such as the BBC, New York Times, Spotify, Associated Press and Tesla. The NASA and ESA use the service for live streams. Monthly would enable 40 million viewers in live broadcasts of the service.

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