Scribd


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 5, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100,000 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

Breach Total Number: 
0
Source: 
Media
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A hack affected less than 1% of Scribd's 50 million users. "A few hundred thousand" users had their passwords stolen.  Users who were affected received instructions for resetting passwords.  The passwords were encrypted and it is unlikely that hackers were able to decrypt and use the passwords before Scribd and Scribd users learned of the breach.