Weebly Confirms Data Breach Affecting More Than 43 Million Users
Well known San-Francisco based “drag-n-drop” website creator Weebly.com had information on 43,430,316 users leaked from its main database in February of 2016. This database was provided to us by an anonymous source.
Each record in this mega breach contains a username, email address, password, and IP address.
Unlike nearly every other hack, the Co-founder and CTO of Weebly Chris Fanini fortunately did nothave his head burried deeply in the sand and actually responded to our communication requests. We have been working with them to ensure the security of their users meaning password resets as well as notification emails are now being sent out.
This mega breach affects not only tens of millions of users but tens of millions of websites and with Weebly being one of the most popular hosting platforms in the world, this breach could have been far more disasterous in the wrong hands had they not strongly hashed passwords.
Read more on LeakedSource.com.
Catalin Cimpanu has the full statement from Weebly over on Softpedia.