MySpace accounts hacked, old accounts vulnerable

Experts say the breach could especially hurt users who tend to use the same passwords for other sites

Old MySpace accounts have been hacked.
Courtesy: CBS News

ATLANTA, Ga. (CNN) – Attention MySpace account holders. USA Today is reporting that 360 million accounts may have been breached.

Time Inc., which bought the social networking site in February, says hackers may have access to information for users who created a profile before June 2013. That’s when the site relaunched with stronger security settings.

Experts say the breach could especially hurt users who tend to use the same passwords for other sites, like online banking.

MySpace has invalidated the passwords of all known affected users and will notify them. It is also monitoring for suspicious activity.

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