Register[.]com–one of the world’s largest internet registrars–is warning people to change their password and monitor their credit card account for suspicious activity following a massive security breach. The company stated in an email that the company learned on October 16th that “a third-party gained unauthorized access” in late August. It is not clear why it took until today for customers to be notified. It was unknown whether passwords were compromised. A spokesperson told the media, “We encrypt account passwords and do not believe this information is vulnerable as a specific result of this incident.” The password resets were just an “added precautionary measure,” according to the spokesperson.
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