You should change your Plex password right now due to potential breach

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  • Media server app Plex has announced a possible data breach.
  • Emails, usernames, and encrypted passwords were accessed as part of the incident.
  • The company is requiring a password reset for all accounts.

Plex is one of the most prominent media streaming and media server apps around, allowing you to access your personal media content over a network and offering its own streaming library as well. However, the service has just announced a “potential data breach” and is requiring a password reset for all accounts.

“We want you to be aware of an incident involving your Plex account information yesterday. While we believe the actual impact of this incident is limited, we want to ensure you have the right information and tools to keep your account secure,” the company wrote in an email sent out to some users.