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As a result of the hacking game resource DLH.net stolen more than 9 million digital keys Steam

As a result of the hacking game resource DLH.net stolen more than 9 million digital keys Steam

by sigismund » 2016-08-19 12:45:12


the Attacker managed to access the database by exploiting vulnerabilities in an outdated version of vBulletin.


Order 9.1 million keys to activate games on the Steam platform, was abducted in breach gaming site DLH.net. According to the resource LeakedSource whose employees managed to obtain a copy of the stolen base, in addition to keys, the array contains the full names, usernames, encrypted passwords, email addresses, dates of birth, avatars, usernames on Steam and information about user activity.

Almost 84% of the passwords were encrypted using MD5 algorithm for passwords has been applied to the SHA-1 algorithm. The journalists of ZDNet managed to get the portion of the database for analysis. As it turned out, some of the digital keys have already been revoked, but many of them remain dried.

According to information LeakedSource, the incident occurred on July 31 of this year. The attacker managed to access the database by exploiting vulnerabilities in an outdated version of vBulletin. Note, this is not the first time that criminals are exploiting a vulnerability in vBulletin to steal the information. For example, over the past few months, hackers managed to break the forums for the mobile game Clash of Kings, Ubuntu and the forum for the developers of Dota 2 Dev.

The administration of the resource DLH.net denied the information about the data breach. According to the representative forum of Hassinger Dirk (Dirk Hassinger), site staff reviewed the log files on the server, but have not found any suspicious activity in the past four weeks.
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