Cyber Attack | Data Breach
Published on April 20th, 2016 📆 | 8600 Views ⚑0
Naughty America Hacked 3.8M Users Data Have Been Breached
Naughty America Hacked, 3.8M Users Data Have Been Breached
There is a stolen database that consists the various emails and passwords of about 3.8 million porn users that have apparently turned up on the Dark Web—the latest in a string of adult-themed heists.
Whereas an attacker giving the info through the advertising on the underground about The Real Deal site that declares to have taken the database from the title-holder of the production house of Naughty America porn as well as from the associated groups such as gay porn site Suite703 and regarded from the forums. Even the info is up for sale for just $300.
And the tag of the low price could be due to the facts by which that the account passwords were protected with the crypt which is a strong cryptographic algorithm as well as in which also some of the information could be old.
As for its legitimacy, that is an issue of some disputes. Even the security researcher Troy Hunt checked the information with subscribers to his HaveIBeenPwned service and he got at least one confirmation of the user. Whereas the person had signed up only for a three-day trial for an account in Naughty America before the cancelling process.
More than a few recent data violates have hit grown-up sites of late, involving the gaining the account details of up to 237,000 users from porn site - TeamSkeet. And that site went up for the selling purpose on a dark web forum for just only $400. As well as in February, the website of dating that is Mate1 which is saw by approximately 27+ million user account credentials that are involving the plaintext passwords turns up on the dark web forum which is known as Hell.
According to Hunt in which the Mate1 data breach included “deeply sensitive” information just like the drug use, income levels, and sexual fetishes.
Last year 37 million for customers of Ashley Madison was hacked, it is the website of online “dating” for married people who are looking to have an affair. But the perpetrators said that the information includes "all the customers' secret sexual fantasies as well as matching credit card transactions.”
The hackers, who call themselves The Impact Team, said that they plan to release real names, profiles, nude photos, credit card details and fantasy information unless their demands were met.
"Naughty America has been providing high quality online adult entertainment for over a decade and takes the privacy and data security of its members extremely seriously," Naughty America's CIO Ian Paul told Forbes. "We have launched an investigation and are conducting a thorough scan of our systems and an audit of our security protocols. We will continue to take the appropriate steps to further ensure our customers' data security.