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Detection of Suspicious Activity Leads Reddit into Locking Down Its Users Account

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The discovery of a suspicious activity has driven Reddit into 'locking down’ a substantial number of its user accounts as a security concern.


Reddit brought up that the main cause of the accounts lockdown is caused by the utilization of straightforward and simple to detect passwords on its site and from the reuse of those passwords on different services. However, the users claim that they were still locked out of their accounts even after utilizing solid passwords and not utilizing the Reddit credentials on different sites.


While a few users reported that their accounts were locked in spite of the fact that the activity page indicates they were the only ones getting to them, others rather revealed that somebody got to their accounts and were accessing them from numerous locations around the world.


The users who were unfortunately locked out from their accounts were requested yet again to reset their passwords to re-establish their respective accounts.


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