Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Japanese Court Rejects Mt Gox Bankruptcy Protection Application
LaCie Warns Of Security Breech
Smartphone Makers, Carriers To Support Anti-theft Initiative
Samsung Galaxy S5 Carries A Very High Bill of Materials
Intel's Quarterly Net Better Than Expected
Researchers Hack Galaxy S5's Fingerprint Scanner
Pioneer's Car Multimedia Systems To Support Apple's CarPlay
Broadcom Doubles Wi-Fi Speed of Devices
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Evernot...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, March 02, 2013
Evernote Attacked, Company Asks Users To Reset Their Passwords


California-based online information storage firm Evernote has asked all users to reset their passwords, following a security breach by hackers.

Evernote on Saturday said that it has discovered and blocked suspicious activity on the Evernote network that appears to have been a coordinated attempt to access secure areas of the Evernote Service.

As a precaution to protect your data,the company has decided to implement a password reset.

Evernote said is had found no evidence that any of the content you store in Evernote was accessed, changed or lost. The company has also no evidence that any payment information for Evernote Premium or Evernote Business customers was accessed.

The investigation has shown, however, that the individual(s) responsible were able to gain access to Evernote user information, which includes usernames, email addresses associated with Evernote accounts and encrypted passwords. Even though this information was accessed, the passwords stored by Evernote are protected by one-way encryption. (In technical terms, they are hashed and salted.)

Despite the robust encryption measures, Evernote is requiring all users to reset their Evernote account passwords. Users can create a new password by signing into your account on evernote.com.

After signing in, they will be prompted to enter their new password. Once they have reset their password on evernote.com, users will need to enter their new password in other Evernote apps that they use.

The firm apologised "for the annoyance" caused by the breach.

In February, Apple revealed a some of its computers had been hacked, but added there was no sign of data theft.

The hack came a week after social-networking firm Facebook said it had traced a cyber-attack back to China after some of its employee laptops were hacked.

A month ago, Twitter also announced it had been the victim of a security breach which compromised the accounts of 250,000 users.


Previous
Next
LG Says It Has Sold More Than 10 Million LTE Smartphones        All News        Yahoo To Shut Down Products
Toshiba Develops Wearable Vital Signs Sensor Module     General Computing News      Yahoo To Shut Down Products

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Australian Consumer Watchdog Exposed Users' Email Addresses
EA Games Server Compromised
Security Researchers Pocket $850K In Pwn2Own Contest
Pwn2Own Hacking Contest Win Record $400K So Far
Millions Of Stolen Credentials Available For Sale
Kickstarter and Forbes Websites Hacked
Kaspersky Lab Uncovers "The Mask" Cyber Spying Campaign
Hackers Target Facebook, Amazon, Google and Yahoo Through Domain Registrar Attack
GCHQ Tried To Take On Anonymous
Credit Card Data Breach Targets Hotels, Restaurants and Lounges
Hackers Steal Users' Data From Snapchat, Skype
Researchers Find Database With Stolen Facebook And Yahoo Passwords

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .