If you’re a user of online backup service Carbonite, you’re getting a new password. Don’t make it one you’ve used somewhere before. Carbonite has released a statement telling users it’s run a system-wide password reset in the face of a password-reuse attack. The company claims its own systems haven’t been compromised, but if a user ID/password combination was in a list from another large breach, the account would have been popped. “While we will continue to monitor and investigate the matter, we have determined that usernames and passwords are involved. Additionally, for some accounts, other personal information may have been exposed,” the statement notes.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register