SitePoint hacked: Hashed, salted passwords pinched from web dev learning site via GitHub tool pwnage

Gareth Corfield reports:

SitePoint, an Australian learn-to-code publishing website, has been compromised while promoting the book Hacking for Dummies on its homepage.

Reg reader Andy told us: “Got an email from SitePoint this morning saying that they had been hacked and some non-important (to them) stuff like names, email addresses, hashed passwords etc might have been stolen. Coincided with a big increase in spam that I’ve been getting but that’s probably coincidence.”

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