Disqus Confirms 17.5 Million Accounts Hacked During 2012 Security Breach - Hot Hardware

Do you know what hackers were doing around this time five years ago? They were breaking into a database at Disqus, the popular blog comment hosting service supported by scores of websites, in many cases in place of traditional web forums (remember ...

Over 17M affected in a massive security breach in 2012, and you're likely a part of it - International Business Times, India Edition

The hacked data includes email addresses, sign-up dates, Disqus user names, last login dates in plain text, and hashed passwords for about one-third of the total user base. Sami Khan. October 7, 2017 19:37 IST. Yahoo says all 3 billion accounts hacked ...

17.5 mn users' data leaked from Disqus database in 2012 - Odisha Television Ltd.

San Francisco: US-based web communication service provider Disqus has revealed that it suffered a security breach in 2012 that involved the data of 17.5 million users. Hackers allegedly stole data including snapshots of usernames, associated email ...

Disqus reveals it suffered a security breach in 2012 - Gears Of Biz

Another day, another security breach (and another, and another…). This time it's Disqus, which is revealing that in 2012 — around the time when Engadget used Disqus for comments — hackers made off with some of its data, covering a snapshot of ...

Disqus reveals 17.5 million users affected by security breach in 2012 - Hindustan Times

Popular comment hosting service Disqus has urged its users to reset passwords on other services if they are shared. tech Updated: Oct 07, 2017 17:28 IST. Kul Bhushan Hindustan Times. Disqus says the affected users may have received spam ...

Disqus has reported a data breach involving 17.5 mn accounts from 2012; damage expected to be minimal - Firstpost

It's barely been a week since Yahoo acknowledged that every single one of its user's accounts was breached in 2013 and we've received word that yet another popular platform has suffered a serious data breach. Disqus. Disqus, a comment plug-in that's ...

Disqus was hacked and over 17.5 million Users' details were stolen back in 2012 - Techlomedia (blog)

Today, the company confirmed that hackers got access to over details of 17.5 million users in a data breach in July 2012. It surprising to see that the company got this information almost 5 years after the breach.

Disqus discovers large database hack - MyBroadband

“While we are still investigating the incident… we know that a snapshot of our user database from 2012, including information dating back to 2007, was exposed,” said Disqus. This includes email addresses, Disqus user names, sign-up dates, and last ...

Disqus hacked! Popular website commenting platform reveals huge data breach - ThaiVisa News

Popular website commenting platform Disqus has confirmed that hackers have stolen data of least 17.5 million of its users. In a blog post the firm said that hackers, the identity of which is unknown, carried out the security breach back in 2012. Disqus ...

No Friday Night Without Drama! Disqus Gets Hacked, Exposing 17.5 Million Users - Wccftech

Disqus, the “number one blog comment hosting service for websites and online communities” (highly unlikely our readers would need this detail) was apparently breached by hackers back in 2012. The company has only discovered this breach now and has ...

Disqus hacked: More than 17.5 million users' details stolen by hackers in 2012 data breach - International Business Times UK

Disqus said it began notifying users of the breach on Friday and reset the passwords of all affected users. By Hyacinth Mascarenhas. October 7, 2017 05:29 BST. Hacker stole and leaked over 58 million customer records from data storage firm Disqus said ...

Disqus hacked! - BetaNews

So, Disqus has been hacked. Yeah, it is what we at BetaNews -- plus many other websites -- use for commenting. Should you be worried? Probably not. You see, this hack happened all the way back in July of 2012. If you joined Disqus after that, you have ...

Popular blog commenting service hit by massive data breach - KETV Omaha (blog)

Disqus, a popular blog commenting hosting service used by 750,000 web sites, was targeted by hackers in a 2012 cyberassault that stole more than 17.5 million email addresses. The breach involves data dating back to 2007, including usernames, sign-up ...

It's 4PM on Friday, almost time to log off and, oh look, Disqus says it's been hacked - The Register

Disqus, the developer of website comment systems used worldwide, is playing the old "bury bad news late on a Friday" card – as it just confessed one of its databases was swiped by hackers. The software maker, which produces reader comment boards for ...

Disqus Confirms 2012 Data Breach That Exposed Details for 17.5 Million Users - BleepingComputer

Earlier today, on a late Friday evening, Disqus confirmed a data breach that appears to have taken place in the summer of 2012, and during which an unknown attacker(s) made off with details for at least 17.5 million user accounts. The company found out ...

Disqus confirms 2012 hack of its comments tool - ZDNet

(Image: file photo). Disqus has confirmed its web commenting system was hacked. The company, which builds and provides a web-based comment plugin for news websites, said Friday that hackers stole more than 17.5 million email addresses in a data ...