Data Breach Game Maker Exposes Data of 7.6 Million Users

2019, Breaches, January

Who: Town of Salem – BlankMediaGames

# of Accounts Breached: 7.6 Million

What was affected: Usernames, Email addresses, Passwords in the (phpass), MD5(WordPress), MD5(phpBB3)) format, IP addresses, Game & forum activity, Purchased game premium features, but without payment information or credit card details

When it happened: January 2019

How it happened: The hack came to light after a mysterious person sent a copy of the stolen data to DeHashed, a commercial data breach indexing service.

Outcome: The hacked servers were finally secured and “multiple backdoors removed” this week.

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