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Spotify Announces Single User Hacked, No Personal Data Stolen 50

An anonymous reader writes "On the Spotify company blog, CTO Oskar Stål apologized to users and said there has been a security breach at Spotify, where some systems and internal company data was accessed without permission. Evidence given suggests only one Spotify user's account was accessed and that no security or payment information was taken. As a security step, Spotify has announced they are releasing an updated Android application over the coming days, as well as requiring some users to re-enter their login details."
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Spotify Announces Single User Hacked, No Personal Data Stolen

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  • by rnswebx (473058) on Tuesday May 27, 2014 @01:44PM (#47101453)

    I had my account 'hacked' and the email address changed. I went through a few days of email exchanges with Spotify support before they would restore access. I've had an account since before FB authentication, but I still have a difficult time believing mine is the only one...

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