10-30-2013 03:08 PM
Dara Kerr wrote:
Database hosting service MongoHQ suffered a considerable security breach on Monday, in which users' e-mail addresses, hashed password data, and other account information was exposed to hackers.
"We detected unauthorized access to an internal support application using a password that was shared with a compromised personal account," MongoHQ co-founder Jason McCay wrote in a blog post. "In handling security incidents, MongoHQ's priorities are to halt the attack, eliminate the control failures that allowed the attack to occur, and to report the incident candidly and accurately to our customers."
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11-04-2013 10:37 AM
Here's part of the update from the MongoHQ/security page:
We have additional details on the scope of access to customer data, including start dates. Customer data was accessed in two ways: