Cryptocurrency News Today: Change Your GateHub and EpicBot Passwords Now
It’s kind of a random pairing—I get it—but two new websites have joined ‘have i been pwned’s’ illustrious list of breached sites. One is a Cryptocurrency wallet and the other is a RuneScape bot. These sound like small potatoes, but the two breaches have potentially affected up to 2.2 million users, and you’d be wise to do some checking (and changing) if you think you might fall into either group.
The easiest way to do this is to simply fire up the ‘have i been pwned’ website and enter your primary email address. If you’re affected by these breaches, or any others, you’ll know. Of course, you’ll probably also be able to remember whether you ever used the GateHub cryptocurrency wallet or EpicBot automation application for RuneScape. They’re both services for pretty specific functions, and I think you’d be able to recall if you’ve signed up for (or downloaded) either.
The two breaches differ slightly in their scope. As described on ‘have i been pwned:’
“In October 2019, 1.4M accounts from the Cryptocurrency wallet service GateHub were posted to a popular hacking forum. GateHub had previously acknowledged a data breach in June, albeit with a smaller number of impacted accounts. Data from the breach included email addresses, mnemonic phrases, wallet