MySpace and Tumblr hit by ‘mega breach’ as millions of passwords end up for sale on the dark web:
The BBC reports it this way:
Hundreds of millions of hacked account details from social networks MySpace and Tumblr have been advertised for sale online.
In both cases, the logins appear to have been stolen several years ago but only recently came to light.
The incident comes the same month it emerged that a four-year-old database containing more than 167 million LinkedIn IDs had been traded online.
One expert said it was “intriguing” all had emerged in such a short period.
Only days ago it was revealed how massive the data breach was–perhaps there were hints that the password would be showing up on the Dark Web, forcing Tumblr into the uncomfortable position of teasing us with the high numbers..
The socials are abuzz.
The millennials got robbed.
An IP static fuzz..