A large number of Reddit users are being told that they will have to reset their passwords in order to regain access to their accounts following what the site is calling a “security concern.”
The lockout has occurred as Reddit’s security team investigates what appears to have been an attempt to log into many users’ accounts through a credential-stuffing attack.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
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