Last.fm breach from 2012 affected 43 million users

The stolen passwords were hashed, but they’re easily crackable.

By Michael Kan

Stolen data obtained from music site Last.fm back in 2012 has surfaced, and it looks like hackers made off with accounts belonging to more than 43 million users.

That’s according to¬†LeakedSource, a repository for data breaches that obtained a copy of the stolen data. Included in the trove are users’ names, email addresses and passwords secured with an aging hashing algorithm called MD5, LeakedSource reported in a blog post on Thursday.

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Source: http://www.csoonline.com/

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