Scribd site exposure to penetrate and diversion of some accounts passwords




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Scribd site exposure to penetrate and the diversion of some accounts passwords

April 5, 2013

Detection site view and share documents and e-books on the Internet “Scribd” for the exposure to penetrate this week which led to the leakage of information accounts of a number of its users.

He announced “Scribd”, through official support page Active, he discovered invalidated an attempt to reach the full data to its users, and the percentage of accounts affected by this breach did not exceed 1% of total registered accounts on the site.

The site added that the information was leaked did not go beyond public information, such as e-mail account and password, and did not leak any information about the data users’ credit cards or other sensitive data.

Site sent a warning message to users breached their accounts requires them to change your passwords as soon as possible so that hackers can not access their accounts and information stored on them.

He urged “Scribd” the rest of the users to change passwords for their accounts on the site as a precaution, and in addition to that launched a page on the site through which users of the existence of self-employed within the accounts breached or not.

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