VerticalScope hacked again; 2.7 million user accounts affected

In June 2016 we reported that the well-known Toronto, Canada-based Internet Media firm VerticalScope became a victim of a huge data breach, but the firm chose to keep this information secret from users instead of asking them to change their passwords.

The breach was identified by now closed Leaked Source platform, and that’s how the entire hacking and data breach fiasco came to the limelight, and in June 2016 the firm admitted about the data breach in which 45 million user accounts got compromised.


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