Bug month October: Tumblr’s turn

We're into the third week of October and giants Google, Facebook and Twitter have suffered massive data breaches. Tumblr now joins them, revealing a bug in one of their features.

A security researcher revealed a flaw in Tumblr’s “Recommended Blogs” feature that allowed hackers to steal login credentials and other data such as previous email addresses, login IP addresses and names of the blogs. However, Tumblr did not find any evidence of the bug being exploited and patched the vulnerability.

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