Sunday, December 30, 2007

Hackers Run Wild

The SuperTorrents BitTorrent tracker has been the subject of a major security breach, with hackers gaining access to private accounts from which they donated all the site’s money to a religious group. The hackers even went as far as contacting the site’s host and cancelling all of their seedboxes.

The site was compromised when the hackers discovered that the admin of ST used the same password on a lot of other sites, as he does on other accounts - email etc. This is the same mistake that MediaDefender made.
[And the same mistake most people make - why? - because it only happens to others, it won't happen to me]

Read the article HERE.


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