Thursday, July 19, 2012

More Outbreaks: Pinterest Spam

According to PC World,  "Pinterest has locked an undisclosed number of user accounts as a result of a spam outbreak, the company confirmed in an email on Friday.

The accounts, which "were associated with a specific piece of spam," may have been compromised, Pinterest acknowledged. But the company blamed recent leaks of user log-in credentials from other websites, rather than a data breach of its own."

Bottom Line: Be sure your log-in has a unique ID and a strong password.  ☺

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