Plex warns users to reset passwords after data breach

Streaming media platform Plex has confirmed a data breach and is warning users to change their passwords. Plex said it discovered the compromise on Tuesday and found the intruder had accessed “a limited subset of data that includes emails, usernames, and...

This Week in Apps: Twitter Notes, Instagram age verification, Spotify’s Live Events

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record number of downloads and consumer spending across both the iOS...

Cloaked raises $25M Series A to generate privacy-friendly identities on the fly

Cloaked, a Boston-based startup that allows users to generate unique email addresses and phone numbers when creating online accounts, has secured $25 million in Series A funding. Founded in 2020 by brothers Arjun and Abhijay Bhatnagar, Cloaked allows privacy-conscious...

Lapsus$ found a spreadsheet of passwords as they breached Okta, documents show

The Lapsus$ hackers used compromised credentials to break into the network of customer service giant Sitel in January, days before subsequently accessing the internal systems of authentication giant Okta, according to documents seen by TechCrunch that provide new...