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Ubuntu Forums hacked again, 2 million users exposed

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jul 18, 2016.

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    Canonical’s Ubuntu Forums have been hacked, and the attacker has managed to access and download part of the Forums database, containing usernames, email addresses and IPs for 2 million users. “No active passwords were accessed; the passwords stored in this table were random strings as the Ubuntu Forums rely on Ubuntu Single Sign On for logins. The attacker did download these random strings (which were hashed and salted),” Canonical CEO Jane Silber explained on Friday. … More →

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