Weebly hacked, 43 million credentials stolen

Weebly hacked, 43 million credentials stolen

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Weebly, the web design platform, was hacked in February, the data breach notification site LeakedSource reports. Usernames and passwords for more than 43 million accounts were taken in the breach, although the passwords are secured with the strong hashing algorithm bcrypt.

Weebly said in an email to customers that user IP addresses were also taken in the breach.

“We do not believe that any customer website has been improperly accessed,” Weebly said in the notice to users.”

The company also said that it does not store credit card information, making fraudulent charges unlikely.

Meanwhile, LeakedSource also identified data from Foursquare, claiming that 22.5 million accounts were compromised in December 2013. The social media company disputes the findings, claiming that email addresses were simply cross-referenced with publicly available data from Foursquare.

“We have done an internal investigation and no breach has occurred,” a company spokesperson said in a statement.

The data includes emails, usernames, and Facebook and Twitter IDs, which could have been scraped from Foursquare’s API or search.

This is just the latest in a string of megabreaches. Yahoo recently revealed that data for 500 million users were stolen.

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