Pixlr is a free online photo editing application that has similar possibilities with a professional photo editor for Desktops As the Photoshop. While Pixlr offers free basics tools also provides premium subscriptions that allow users to use more advanced tools and features to edit photos their.
According to BleepingComputer, the hackers of the group known as "ShinyHunters" provide a database that they have stolen from Pixlr for free in an underground forum, while also violating the photo editing site "123rf". It is worth noting that Pixlr and 123rf belong to the company "Inmagine".
ShinyHunters is known for hacking sites and selling stolen databases. This hacking group was behind numerous data breaches including those that occurred on Tokopedia, Homechef, Minted, Chatbooks, Dave, Promo, Mathway and Wattpad.
The Pixlr database is said to contain about 2 million user files, including email addresses, login names, SHA-512 passwords, user country and more.
What should Pixlr users do?
Pixlr users are advised to change them immediately codes access their site and be very careful. Specifically, they must use a unique and strong password that they do not use on any other site. If they use the Pixlr password on other sites, they will need to change their password on those sites and set a unique password on each of them. Users can also use a password manager to help them manage the unique passwords they use on different sites.