Tag: uTorrent

More Hacked Sites Means More Stolen Data For Sale on Dark Net

Just a few days after hackers began to sell stolen data from Dropbox and Bitcointalk.org, another hacker is selling stolen data from the uTorrent Forum, Mail.ru, and Yandex.ru. The data from uTorrent is being sold by DoubleFlag, a dark net vendor. The data consists of usernames and SHA1 and MD5 hashed passwords. The confusion begins with the dates. uTorrent reported a breach to the forum in June, but the vender …
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BitTorrent Forum Breach Results In Passwords Being Stolen

It is not hard to come by yet another data breach these days, and forums remain a very weak point of the chain. Traditional databases are utterly insufficient when it comes to storing sensitive data. The latest breach comes in the form of a list of uTorrent accounts being stolen. BitTorrent Forums Breached Through Third Party Vendor To be more precise, the information was obtained from the official BitTorrent forums. …
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