2 Replies Latest reply on Jul 16, 2014 6:37 PM by selvan

    CNET hacked, 1 million users' details stolen

    Hayton

      http://www.hotforsecurity.com/blog/cnet-hacked-registered-users-details-stolen-b y-gang-demanding-1-bitcoin-9574.html

       

      If you have an account with CNET it might be a good idea to change your password there, just in case. A Russian hacker group -W0rm - claims to have stolen the user details for a million or so users after exploiting a vulnerability on the site. They don't seem to intend to make any malicious use of their haul of data, rather they're seeking to embarrass CNET into improving its site security. All the same, if they have the goods and any of it finds its way to the criminal underground ...

       

      http://www.cnet.com/uk/news/cnet-attacked-by-russian-hacker-group/

       

      Message was edited by: Hayton on 16/07/14 23:33:33 IST