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As a result of the hacking forum Clash of Kings stolen account 1.6 million users

As a result of the hacking forum Clash of Kings stolen account 1.6 million users

by sigismund » 2016-07-24 14:56:29

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the database includes usernames and encrypted passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, data and Facebook access tokens.


An unknown attacker hacked into the forum of the popular mobile game Clash of Kings and stole about 1.6 million user accounts. According to the aggregator leaks LeakedSource, have at their disposal a copy of the database, the stolen information includes usernames and encrypted passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, data and Facebook access tokens. In total database contains 1,597,717 records.

Allegedly, the incident occurred on July 14 this year. As found by the journalists of ZDnet, who managed to contact the hacker in the attack exploited the vulnerability in vBulletin engine version 2013. It is noted that this version contains a significant number of problems that compromise the forum.

According to the representative LeakedSource, the hacker was actively engaged in search of sites using vulnerable software, using for these purposes, a method known as Google Dorking (special search queries).
"To date, any forum with no propatchen engine vBulletin 4 and an audience of over 100 thousand users, probably already compromised," says the source publication.

We will remind, earlier this week became aware of the hacking of the official forum of Ubuntu. In the attack were stolen IP addresses, usernames and e-mail addresses of more than 2 million users of the resource.
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