Amazon resets passwords which may have been 'uncovered'
Did you latterly get a discover that Amazon modified your password? You are not alone. Quite a few readers inform ZDNet that Amazon reset their passwords after studying that the login may need been “improperly saved” or “transmitted” in a approach that would expose it to others. The corporate is shy about what occurred (is it a knowledge breach? A safety gap?), however does not consider that somebody truly swiped your information — it is simply supplying you with a brand new password out of an “abundance of warning.” Gee, thanks. We’re glad to see Amazon taking a greater-protected-than-sorry strategy, however we have reached out to the web big to get a greater sense of what occurred… and whether or not or not you might have cause to be nervous.
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