October 24, 2016

User data published after Gawker server break-in

Blog operator Gawker Media has asked the users of the Gizmodo, Gawker, Deadspin, Kotaku, Jezebel, IO9, Jalopnik and Lifehacker blogs to change their passwords. The reason for the request was that the company’s servers were hacked by a group called “Gnosis”, who copied and published sensitive company data, as well as users’ account details, to an online torrent web site.

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