ComiXology Reveals Data Breach - Requires All Users to Change Their Passwords

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 6th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

ComiXology, the consummate companion app for the serious comic fan, has announced that it's discovered a security anomaly during a recent security check. More specifically, an unauthorized individual gained access to sign-in credentials and cryptographically stored passwords.

According to an email sent out, ComiXology is exercising an abundance of caution in requiring users to change their passwords. "Even though we store our passwords in protected form, as a precautionary measure we are requiring all users to change their passwords on the ComiXology platform and recommend that you promptly change your password on any other website where you use the same or a similar password," the email states. "We have taken additional steps to strengthen our security procedures and systems, and we will continue to implement improvements on an ongoing basis."

ComiXology notes that payment account information is not stored on its servers. To change your password, go to this page or use the big red link on the top of ComiXology's homepage.

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Tagged With: Passwords, Comixology, Data breach
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