david wong

Hey! I'm David, a security engineer at the Blockchain team of Facebook, previously a security consultant for the Cryptography Services of NCC Group. I'm also the author of the Real World Cryptography book. This is my blog about cryptography and security and other related topics that I find interesting.

Hack of Cupid Media dating website exposes 42 million plaintext passwords posted November 2013

The compromise of 42 million passwords makes the episode one of the bigger passcode breaches on record.
More than 1.9 million accounts were protected by 123456. Another 1.2 million used 111111.
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