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Amazon Resets Passwords of Customers’ Accounts; Possible Leak

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Amazon Resets Passwords of Customers’ Accounts; Possible Leak

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Amazon has hit the password-reset button on an unknown number of customer accounts with the obvious fear that passwords are likely compromised. Citing security issues, retailing giant Amazon has reset a yet-unknown number of customer accounts’ passwords, according to numerous readers of ZDNet. The publication cites several readers who supposedly received an email from Amazon to be notified of a password reset affecting their accounts. The same message, ZDNet adds, was sent to the account message center on Amazon’s US and UK domains which confirmed the authenticity of the message. The email from Amazon stated: [Amazon] recently discovered that your…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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