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ALERT: Nearly 1.8 Million Accounts Exposed in Latest Breach

October 7, 2019

 

Hi Guys,
 
Have you ever had an account with one of the following online services:

 

StreetEasy - 988,000 breached accounts
In approximately June 2016, the real estate website StreetEasy suffered a data breach. In total, 988k unique email addresses were included in the breach alongside names, usernames and SHA-1 hashes of passwords, all of which appeared for sale on a dark web marketplace in February 2019. The data was provided to HIBP by a source who requested it be attributed to "JimScott.Sec@protonmail.com".
 
Sephora - 780,000 breached accounts
In approximately January 2017, the beauty store Sephora suffered a data breach. Impacting customers in South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, 780k unique email addresses were included in the breach alongside names, genders, dates of birth, ethnicities and other personal information. The data was provided to HIBP by a source who requested it be attributed to "JimScott.Sec@protonmail.com

If you have used either of these two services:
 

1. Change your password right away and do never use the same password twice (see my article on credential stuffing below)
 
2. Send an email to both companies and let them know that you are aware of the breach and ask them to provide you with Identity protection and credit Monitoring services.
 
 
Please let me know if you need anything at all. 

 

Best Regards,
 

Max Roberts. 

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