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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Information Security Awareness: Lyrics Mania

We received a notice from haveibeenpwned regarding Lyrics Mania. As previously noted, we receive notices from haveibeenpwned when a Buffalo State e-mail account is in the mix of breached accounts. If you used your Buffalo State e-mail address to establish an account with Lyrics Mania, please change your passwords to both your Buffalo State account and your account with Lyrics Mania immediately. Do not use the same password for each account.

From the haveibeenpwned website: “In December 2017, the song lyrics website known as Lyrics Mania suffered a data breach. The data in the breach included 109k usernames, email addresses and plain text passwords. Numerous attempts were made to contact Lyrics Mania about the incident, however no responses were received.”

Submitted by: Melissa J. Miszkiewicz
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Friday, January 19, 2018