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Livestream alerts customers it may have been hacked

Happy holidays, now change your password.

Nothing says yuletide cheer like a cup of egg nog, a roaring fire and resetting the password on a video streaming service. Livestream is alerting customers that an "unauthorized person may have accessed our customer account database." If you have an account with the service, now is a good time to head over there and change your password even if you haven't been emailed by the company.

The streaming service goes on to say that customer names, encrypted passwords, email addresses, phone numbers and birthdates might have been compromised during the breach. Even without an unencrypted password, it's treasure trove of information for identity thieves.

So just a friendly reminder that you should never use the same password twice and use a fake birthday for all your online accounts especially Facebook.

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