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350,000 Spotify accounts targeted by hackers — what to do

Up to 350,000 Spotify accounts have been targeted by hackers who are cracking them open using reused or weak passwords, security researchers with Israeli website VPNMentor have revealed. 

While the music streaming service itself has not been hacked, the researchers found an unprotected online database containing about 380 million individual records/ These were likely stolen in old data breaches or phishing attacks and not directly related to Spotify. But they provide hackers with a deluge of passwords and credentials with which to carry out cyber attacks. 

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