Opera Sync: Server compromised, users should change passwords




Should you use the synchronization of Opera, then it could be that you get an email from the vendor that you really should change your password. The reason for this is a beginning of the week detected attack on the Opera server with respect to the synchronization system. You just values ​​of the attack and are investigating, one assumes however, that some data – passwords and account information – were compromised. The passwords unless synchronized are stored according Opera only encrypted (hashed & salted), yet they have all users’ passwords are reset for the Opera Sync system. But not only that, it asks the user to possibly change other passwords at other services.


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