CafePress

Website Breach

On February 20, 2019, CafePress was breached. Once the breach was discovered and verified, it was added to our database on August 5, 2019.

Why did it take so long to report this breach?

What data was compromised:

  • Passwords

  • Phone numbers

  • Email addresses

Additional information, including:

Names, Physical addresses

Breach data provided by Have I Been Pwned

What to do after a website breach:

Change your password

Even for old accounts, it’s important to update your password.

What to do after a data breach

Make the new password different and unique

The strength of your passwords directly impacts your online security.

How to create strong passwords

Stop reusing the same passwords

Create unique passwords and save them somewhere safe, like a password manager.

5 myths about password managers

What is a website breach?

A website data breach happens when cyber criminals steal, copy, or expose personal information from online accounts. It’s usually a result of hackers finding a weak spot in the website’s security. Breaches can also happen when account information gets leaked by accident.

Why did it take so long to report this breach?

It can sometimes take months or years for credentials exposed in a data breach to appear on the dark web. Breaches get added to our database as soon as they have been discovered and verified.