NetGalley breach: Publishing industry website forces password reset following ‘security incident’

Adam Bannister reports:

NetGalley – a website that gives book reviewers pre-release access to new titles – has warned users about a data breach that may have exposed their passwords and other personal data.

“What initially seemed like a simple defacement of our homepage has, with further investigation, resulted in the unauthorized and unlawful access to a backup file of the NetGalley database,” said the company in a data breach alert published yesterday (December 23).

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