O Blur é um gestor de passwords desenvolvido pela Abine, uma empresa de privacidade e que também faz algumas implementações de aplicações.
O aplicação Blur foi desenvolvida para proteger os segredos dos utilizadores.
Na última semana a Abine emitiu um comunicado informando que dados de 2.4 milhões de utilizadores podem ter sido acedidos, pois estiveram expostos online.
O leak inclui endereços de email, representações da password do utilizador (bcrypt com um único salto), endereços de IP, e em alguns casos dicas para passwords e o primeiro e último nome das vítimas.
Abine descobriu oa falha em 13 de dezembro.
“On Thursday, December 13th 2018, we became aware that some information about Blur users had been potentially exposed and immediately began working to ensure our systems and data were secure, to determine what happened, and to inform and help our users.” reads the security update published by the company.
“Importantly, there is no evidence that our users’ most critical data has been exposed, and we believe it is secure. There is no evidence that the usernames and passwords stored by our users in Blur, auto-fill credit card details, Masked Emails, Masked Phone numbers, and Masked Credit Card numbers were exposed. There is no evidence that user payment information was exposed,”
De acordo com a SecurityWeek, cerca de 2.4 milhões de utilizadores foram impactados.
De acordo com a Abine, o bucket exposto na AWS tinha dados dos utilizadores com registo antes de de 6 de janeiro de 2018.
A empresa recomenda que os os utilizadores alterem suas passwords.
“As a privacy and security focused company this incident is embarrassing and frustrating. These incidents should not happen and we let our users down. We apologize and are working very hard to ensure we respond quickly and effectively to this incident and make sure we do everything we can to not let anything like it happen again,” Abine concludes.
Pedro Tavares is a professional in the field of information security, working as an Ethical Hacker, Malware Analyst, Cybersecurity Analyst and also a Security Evangelist. He is also a founding member at CSIRT.UBI and Editor-in-Chief of the security computer blog seguranca-informatica.pt.
In recent years he has invested in the field of information security, exploring and analyzing a wide range of topics, such as pentesting (Kali Linux), malware, hacking, cybersecurity, IoT and security in computer networks. He is also Freelance Writer.
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