Reddit users locked out of accounts after ‘security concern’

A large number of Reddit users are being told that they will have to reset their passwords in order to regain access to their accounts following what the site is calling a “security concern.” The lockout occurred as Reddit’s security team investigates what appears to have been an attempt to log into many users’ accounts through a credential-stuffing attack. In a post on Reddit’s Help subreddit, admin Sporkicide explained that the site had detected unusual behavior suggestive of a hacker gaining control to users’ accounts.

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