Massive WWE Leak Exposes 3 Million Wrestling Fans’ Addresses, Ethnicities And More

Thomas Fox-Brewster reports:

WWE fans take note: an IT error may have left your personal information open to anyone, including addresses, educational background, earnings and ethnicity.

Earlier this week, Bob Dyachenko, from security firm Kromtech, told Forbes he’d uncovered a huge, unprotected WWE database containing information on more than 3 million users, noting it was open to anyone who knew the web address to search. Looking at samples of the leaked information provided by Dyachenko, all data was stored in plain text.

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  1. Lew Swires - July 7, 2017

    So – the WWE was collecting ethnicity as a marketing data point?

    • Dissent - July 7, 2017

      Lovely, huh? And kids’ ages (or under/over 13).