Mar 292018
 

Joseph Cox reports:

Thousands of user account details—many related to a bestiality website—are circulating on public image boards, according to data obtained by Motherboard. Details include email addresses, alleged IP addresses, and other apparent personal information linked to an often illegal sexual practice.

The news shows how websites that deal with the most controversial subjects can be hacked and expose their users, and perhaps their real world identities, in the process.

“Regardless of what you’re into in your personal time, this incident serves as a reminder that anything you do online may one day be leaked publicly,” security researcher Troy Hunt, who runs the breach notification service Have I Been Pwned? and who originally flagged the breach to Motherboard, said in a Twitter message.

Read more on Motherboard.

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