Data Security: Formspring Resets 28 Million Passwords After Hashed Password Leak.

Following the password leaks of LinkedIn, eHarmony, and Last.fm from last month, Formspring, described as a question-and-answer website, has announced and plugged up a password leak.  One differentiating factor: Unlike the earlier data breaches Formspring used proper data security, at least in name only: they first salted their passwords before hashing them. 420,000 Passwords Post […] read more