Update on Web Hosting Talk hack (update 2)

This updates the story originally posted here.

It turns out credit card data was compromised and was/is circulating on the web. Read one update here. Following links or googling will take you to other threads about how the data have been published/shared on the web.

Update 2, Apr. 9: WHT reported yesterday:

Our current research indicates that that data breach encompassed 318 valid credit card numbers with CCV code and about 1,900 expired credit card numbers with CCV code. The breach occurred on a system containing 9,561 credit card numbers. We are still assessing how many of the 9,561 potentially exposed credit card numbers are valid. All confirmed and potential data breaches will be reported to the credit card holder.

iTnews has more.

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  1. iNET Team - April 10, 2009

    Hi Everyone,

    I’m from the Web Hosting Talk/iNET Interactive team and wanted to let all of you know the best place to get updates on the current events happening at Web Hosting Talk. We’re working hard to resolve current issues and want to make sure everyone is informed of the latest updates and happenings.

    To get the latest information and updates, visit the Forum Announcements forum over at Web Hosting Talk.


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