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Security Vendor Imperva Breached

Imperva has disclosed a security breach (dating back to 2017) of their Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF). The product analyzes requests coming into applications, and flags or blocks suspicious and malicious activity. The attack exposed users’ emails, hashed and salted passwords, as well as API keys and SSL certificates. As the first remedy Imperva has implemented password resets and 90-day password expiration for the affected product.

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