Privacy & Data Security Law News

A Tech Company Now, Disney Is Forced to Tackle Password Thieves

Nov. 19, 2019, 6:35 PM

Some customers who signed up for Walt Disney Co.’s new Disney+ streaming service have seen their usernames and passwords sold online to third parties and have been locked out of their newly opened accounts.

Disney said its system hasn’t been hacked and that it’s working to quickly address the issue. It’s possible that hackers obtained the names and passwords from data breaches at other companies.

“Disney takes the privacy and security of our users’ data very seriously, and there is no indication of a security breach on Disney+,” the company said in a statement.

Disney+ is the company’s effort...

To read the full article log in. To learn more about a subscription click here.