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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1612 Weebly confirms hack; millions of Foursquare accounts also exposed
Another day, another hack.

Weebly and Foursquare are the latest in a long line of tech companies under scrutiny for their security practices. On Thursday, breach notification site LeakedSource posted details of the attacks in a blog post explaining what happened.

More than 43.4 million accounts were stolen in the attack, thought to have been carried out in February.

According to a sample of the data seen by ZDNet, each record in this mega breach contains a username, email address, password, and IP address. Stolen passwords were stored with bcrypt, a strong system for scrambling passwords.
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#1617 FruityArmor APT group used recently patched Windows zero-day
#1616 Mobile applications leak device, location data
#1615 This ransomware is now one of the three most common malware threats
#1614 Locky ransomware learns new evasive tricks
#1613 3.2 million debit cards compromised; SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI, YES Bank and Axis worst hit
#1612 Weebly confirms hack; millions of Foursquare accounts also exposed
#1611 The Reign of Ransomware (PDF)
#1610 Cisco ASA software identity firewall feature buffer overflow vulnerability
#1609 “Most serious” Linux privilege-escalation bug ever is under active exploit
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