News and Updates on Information Technology

United States – Pluto TV

Exploit: Accidental sharing
Pluto TV: Online Television Service 

Risk to Small Business: 2.166 = Severe 

Hackers from the cybercrime gang ShinyHunters have announced the acquisition of 3.2 million Pluto TV user records that were purportedly stolen during a data breach. The data appears to be somewhat out of date, and Pluto TV has not confirmed the breach.

Individual Risk: 2.611 = Moderate

Exposed information includes a member’s display name, email address, bcrypt hashed password, birthday, device platform, and IP address. The data is estimated to be about two years old.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Protecting your client records and other sensitive data from thieves has to be a top priority, no matter how old it is. Customers expect that you’ll keep it safe with reasonable security precautions in place.