500,000 Hacked Zoom Accounts Are Released On Dark Web2 min read
At present, the cyber risk assessment experts at Cyble discovered a hacker selling stolen Zoom credentials at cheap prices. In fact, he was giving away those accounts for Free in some cases.
Cyble owned more than 530,000 Zoom accounts. As a matter of fact, several of the company’s clients were among the stolen credentials. In addition, their data included personal meeting URLs and Zoom host keys. By the same token, Cyble confirmed that the credentials are valid.
I think It’s Time For You to Change Your Zoom Passwords too!
Bleeping Computer also got in touch with some of the compromised account owners. In like manner, they confirmed that the passwords were correct. But, in many cases, the password listed was one that the user had long since changed.
As a matter of fact, more than half a million passwords on offer are old. However, in experts’ opinion, they may well have been used elsewhere by the same individuals.
Notably, password re-use remains a huge security issue for the general public. Another key point, many users feel like they forgot their Zoom passwords. As a result, they set up new accounts using an old stand-by.
At this moment, criminal hackers already recorded that old stand-by passwords. Hence, they are actively breaching into accounts using brute force attacks.
Usernames, email addresses, and passwords have been exposed by the billions over the past several years. Right now, creating a new account on Zoom or any service in the same niche is not a good idea. Consequently, Hackers can knock at any moment, it’s just a matter of time now.
To keep your own account safe use unique, strong passwords. For instance, Use Characters, signs, numbers. To remember your passwords, install a good password management app. For instance, you can use 1Password, DashLane, and LastPassor any app you find reliable in your particular operating systems
You can also check if your email address has been breached or not. You can use Have I Been Pwned and Cyble’s AmIBreached data breach notification services.
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