If you are one of the Foxit users, then it is important for you to reset your password now. Your account login credentials and other data is compromised. Foxit software very popular for its lightweight PDF software reader and there are a total of 525 million users that are using the software as of now. The company today announced the data breach and told that the personal information of users is compromised.
There is a free version for this software and it doesn’t need you to sign up. But the paid version with all the other facilities requires users signing up and the details of My Account of a user are now in the hands of hackers. The email addresses, passwords, phone numbers, company names, user names, and IP addresses are now in the hands of hackers.
Reset Your Account Password Now
Resetting your “My Account” password is the need of an hour now. If you are someone who has an account in Foxit software, then it is important for you to change your password entirely. According to the intel they have, Foxit invalidated all the account passwords of affected users already. Now those users have to reset their passwords to regain access for their accounts.
The company already launched an investigation and took support from law enforcement authorities as well as from data protection authorities. As of now all are looking into the matter and trying to sort it out as soon as possible.
The company hired a security research firm to look into all of their algorithms and revamp the security. In order to ensure that all the users reset their password, Foxit reached out to all of them via email and gave them a link asking them to change their password to an even stronger one.