Mike DePaulo on 7 Jan 2016 08:40:48 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Time Warner and Linode report possible password breaches


On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 11:34 AM, Justin Reans <jreans@gmail.com> wrote:
> This article was just published today, and mentions Linode, which is asking
> users to update their Linode passwords ASAP. See links below.
> Original story:
> http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/01/time-warner-and-linode-report-possible-password-breaches/
> Linode response:
> https://linode.statuspage.io/incidents/ghdlhfnfngnh

They state "securely hashed passwords". However, they did not
explicitly state whether they are salted or what hashing algorithm is

> "Effective immediately, Linode Manager passwords have been expired. You will
> be prompted to set a new password on your next login. We regret this
> inconvenience, however this is a necessary precaution."

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