Listen Now: The Disney+ Hack: Tips To Keep Your Info Safe
The magic of Disney could be putting your personal information in the hands of hackers.
When Disney+ launched, more than ten million people signed up on the first day. Now it turns out some of those users might have had their information stolen.
According to the news site ZDnet, a number of accounts were stolen and usernames and passwords were showing up for sale on the dark web. Accounts were going for about three dollars which is more than what stolen Netflix accounts go for.
In response, Disney says there’s no indication of a security breach and says it takes the privacy and security of its users’ very seriously. The company also hasn’t confirmed if any users have had security problems.
Experts say if any Disney lovers were victims of identity theft the problem is more likely their password. They say most people use the same passwords for all their apps and streaming services, so there’s less chance of forgetting them. But that makes it easier for hackers to find you and access your other accounts.
So maybe switch up a few numbers.
CBS News Radio national business journalist Brian Banmiller has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.
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