On October 3, 2020, Gravatar was breached. Once the breach was discovered and verified, it was added to our database on December 5, 2021.Why did it take so long to report this breach?
Though passwords weren’t exposed in this breach, there are still steps you can take to better protect your personal info.
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.
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.