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By SecureWorld News Team
Tue | Oct 11, 2016 | 12:00 AM PDT

Because people reuse the same password so often, leaked crendentials for one site often means hackers have access to other sites as well.

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Amazon has reset some customers’ passwords and asked them to change them, according to reports.

Amazon says that during “routine monitoring,” it stumbled on a set of email and password sets posted online.

Amazon isn’t the only online service to check for reused user credentials: both Facebook and Netflix prowl the internet looking for your username/password combos to show up in troves of leaked credentials.