Data Breach Exposes 300K RootsWeb Users’ Login Credentials

A data breach has exposed the login credentials belonging to 300,000 users of RootsWeb, a service owned and sponsored by Ancestry.com. On 4 December 2017, someone posted a file containing the usernames and plaintext passwords of 300,000 users to a hacker forum. An analysis of the dump, which was still available for download as of … Continue reading Data Breach Exposes 300K RootsWeb Users’ Login Credentials