The FBI is investigating a hack on Canva’s user database

Canva CEO and founder Mel Perkins

Australian design platform Canva’s customer database was attacked on Friday, with hackers stealing usernames and email addresses, as well as encrypted passwords.

Canva wrote to its customers on the weekend recommending they change their passwords as a precaution, while reassuring them that all user passwords were salted and hashed with bcrypt to make them unreadable by external parties.

The Sydney-based tech startup, which recently raised US$70 million, valuing the business

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