Jawbone accounts compromised by hackers – personal info accessed, passwords disabled

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Jawbone, makers of Bluetooth headsets, fitness bracelets, and neat Jambox portable speakers, has warned that hackers managed to break into its systems, and accessed the names, email addresses and encrypted passwords of users.

In an email sent to affected users, Jawbone explained that the hack affected an unspecified number of customers who had registered a MyTALK account (used to customise devices and receive firmware updates)…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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