18million accounts from 8Tracks Database leaked

18million accounts from 8Tracks Database leaked

An employee of 8Tracks, a social music streaming site, accidentally leaked data on 18 million accounts.

However, the company re-assured its users that the passwords have been ‘salted and hashed’ but nevertheless, advised users to change and not re-use old passwords.

Accounts that have been created through Google and Facebook were not part of the leak.

Source: The Register

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