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Deborah Salmi, Jan 24, 2017 5:31:03 PM

Hackers break inkhổng lồ out-of-date software và steal user email addresses, passwords, and other data to sell on the Darknet.

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Hackers broke inkhổng lồ the Supercell gamers’ forum và got away with forum user information including tin nhắn addresses, simply hashed passwords, usernames, & IPhường addresses. Supercell created the popular games Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, Boom Beach, và Hay Day. Motherboard reports that the breach affected 1.1 million accounts.

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An official statement from Supercell said, “Our preliminary investigation suggests that the breach happened in September năm 2016 và it has since been fixed.” They assured users that “…this breach only affects our Forum service. Game accounts have sầu not been affected.”

Hackers used a vulnerability in the out-of-date vBulletin software used to host the Supercell forum. It’s an unfortunate lesson that we can all learn from:Make sure your software has the lademo patches & apply all updates.

What the hackers vày next is what concerns security experts. Jan Sirmer, senior malware analyst at the Threat Labs, says that information from hacks lượt thích this can either be used by the hackers themselves or sold on the Darknet for other cybercriminals to abuse. “Account log-in credentials can be sold on the Darknet for anywhere between $5 & $100, depending on the Bitcoin exchange rate,” Sirmer said. “As many people use the same log-in credentials to log in lớn online services, hackers try to lớn use login credentials they buy lớn gain access into other accounts.”

Online gamers are vulnerable because they provide their data to lớn third parties, but the same is true for everyone who uses any online service. It was a little over a month ago that Yahoo admitted that billions of trương mục holders" personal data was stolen in 2013. That was after 500 million user accounts were hacked in 2014. Everyone was advised khổng lồ change their passwords.

Added Sirmer, “It"s vital that you use quality passwords lớn keep the data in all of your online accounts safe. I recommkết thúc using a password manager, like Passwords, because it not only makes creating quality và long passwords for all of your accounts, but it also alerts you if your email address is associated with a haông chồng, so that you know you need to change your passwords."

Supercell forum users can rephối your password here:

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