mSpy

www.mspy.com Website Breach

Overview

On May 14, 2015, mSpy was breached. Once the breach was discovered and verified, it was added to our database on May 28, 2015.

What data was compromised:

Additional information, including:

Device usage tracking data

Breach data provided by Have I Been Pwned

What to do to protect your personal info

Though passwords weren’t exposed in this breach, there are still steps you can take to better protect your personal info.

Use unique, strong passwords for every account

Password reuse puts all your accounts at risk. This means that if one password gets exposed, hackers have the keys to many accounts.

How to create strong passwords

Store passwords in a safe place

Put your login details in a secure place only you can access, such as a password manager. This also makes it easy to keep track of all your different passwords.

Myths about password managers

Be cautious about giving out personal information

Don’t hand out personal data if you don’t have to. If you are asked to enter or give out your email address, ZIP code, or phone number, you can say no.

Read more security tips

Update software and apps regularly

Updating your smartphone apps, browsers, and operating systems makes your devices more secure. These updates fix bugs, software vulnerabilities, and security problems.

Find out about new data breaches

Get notified the next time your personal info gets exposed in a known breach.

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.