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  • 150 million users of the MyFitnessPal app had their data stolen by a third party

    Buzzfeed - 03/29/2018

    Hashed passwords, however, are still valuable information for hackers, according to Northeastern University Northeastern Professor Engin Kirda.

    “Having the hashes means that attackers can launch offline brute-force guessing attacks against these passwords and potentially crack many of them as users are often notoriously bad in choosing good passwords,” Kirda said in a statement to BuzzFeed News.

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