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Official Dota 2 forum hack leaks nearly 2 million user passwords

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    While the blockbuster International 2016 tournament plays out on the front page of Dota 2’s website, more sinister machinations are grinding away in the background. Overnight, breach notification site Leaked Source revealed that a hacker has allegedly pilfered sensitive information about nearly two million user accounts on the official Dota 2 message board.

    “This data set contains 1,923,972 records. Each record contains an email address, IP address, username, user identifier, and one password,” Leaked Source reports. The attack allegedly occurred one month ago, on July 10, via an SQL injection vulnerability in the old vBulletin forum software used by the site, according to ZDNet.

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