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vBulletin Hacked - Databases Stolen

Discussion in 'Computers and Internet Geekland' started by mattsgame, Nov 22, 2013.

    Nov 22, 2013
  1. mattsgame

    mattsgame Ueber Meister CAG webmeister

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    So it seems vBulletin was hacked and forced a few people to take down there forums due to fear of it happening to them. Quite scary stuff when you always think vBulletin was always the go to forum software. The other thing which I admit I was not aware of is that vBullentin still uses the MD5 to store passwords, I honestly thought they changed this a while ago.

    You can read more here: You must register/login in order to see the link.

    I would be a touch weary if you are running this software until they release a patch of some sort.
     
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  2. Nov 22, 2013
  3. SlotMonster

    SlotMonster SoftSwiss Representative webmeister

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    Update

    There was an update on this.

     
  4. Nov 22, 2013
  5. Casinomeister

    Casinomeister Forum Cheermeister Staff Member

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    I've been following this since it came out. It seems it was the vBulletin servers and not the software that was attacked. If any passwords were compromised it would have been customer and vbulletin forum members' passwords - which have all been changed:

     

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