Millions Affected By 500px Data Breach

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Feb 14, 2019 04:55 am PST

500px online photography network suffered as data breach last summer around July 5, 2018 but the incident was not discovered until last week. The breach has affected 15 million photographers who signed up . The stolen data includes: users’ names, email addresses, usernames, hashed passwords and birth date, gender and city/state/country if provided. 500px working with different email service providers to send email to all users but it may take sometime for all users to receive the email.

Experts Comments below:

Dr Darren Williams, CEO and Founder at BlackFog:

“Unfortunately this breach highlights that attackers will always get into your organisation. It is critical that organisations have a layered approach to security and focus not only on good password practices but also stop the leak of data outside the network.”

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