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ExtraTorrent.cc > Articles > Hackers Sell 395,000 uTorrent Forum Accounts

Hackers Sell 395,000 uTorrent Forum Accounts

Hackers Sell 395,000 uTorrent Forum Accounts

Added: Saturday, September 10th, 2016
Category: Recent Headlines Involving File Sharing > Current Events
Tags:ISP, Download, BitTorrent, MPAA, RIAA, copyright-infringement, file-sharing, Torrenting
It recently became known that uTorrent's forums had been hacked and exposed the personal details of the users. Now the database has been put up for sale on a darknet marketplace for just 1 Bitcoin.

uTorrent remains the most popular torrent client in the West, accounting for over 150m monthly users. Therefore, as it is usually a case, the parent company BitTorrent Inc. needs to maintain a community forum for support and other issues, which also accounts for tens of thousands of visitors each day. About three months ago, it came to light that information the website held on its users was compromised: the uTorrent team issued a security alert and advised users to change their passwords due to a leak following a security issue elsewhere. Reportedly, the attackers were able to download a list of uTorrent forum users.

Now the database obtained during the breach has gone up for sale on a darknet marketplace, said to contain emails and passwords from the forum. Some passwords are encrypted with Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA-1) and some with the weak MD5 hashes. The surprising thing is that the asking price is quite low considering the number of accounts involved – just less that one Bitcoin ($600), which may equal to its usefulness.

Another interesting thing is that the seller claims that the data was obtained from uTorrent back in January, which is half a year in advance of the security alert from the company. Haveibeenpwned.com claimed the same January date, but it states that only 10% of the accounts have been compromised at the time. uTorrent team hasn’t explained the difference in dates yet.

Thanks to TorrentFreak for providing the source of the article.


Posted by: 
SaM

Date:  Saturday, September 10th, 2016



Comments (12) (please add your comment »)

1
posted by (2016-09-10 17:05:58)
Fidius avataroooohhh these hackers are real heroes i bet they are sitting their with the biggest erection in the world right now .....

2
posted by (2016-09-10 23:03:17)
damifino avatarBoohoo for the noobs using uTorrent...

3
posted by Trusted UploaderSite FriendET loverSupermanmen (2016-09-11 04:46:35)
analogkid6103 avatarI had no idea that only noobs used ut. So what are the experienced users using?

4
posted by (2016-09-11 05:26:54)
No avatar@2 really? What are you, a torrent hipster?

5
posted by (2016-09-11 05:49:06)
No avatarUT has a forum?? LOL I'm a noob then!

6
posted by men (2016-09-11 10:43:11)
ToeringsNthongz avatari use utorrent and i dont give any personal info so who cares

7
posted by (2016-09-11 18:05:10)
MyAmusement avatarI didn't know there was even another option to Utorrent, so I guess I'm still a Noob too! Always cautious but these people that do things to hack are smart enough to find anything they want these days I think. No one is really safe and the less shared the less that can be taken. Still find it hard to understand why people feel the need to be nasty to others that they have never met and have done nothing to bother them. Guess bullying is for all ages and profits in some ways come from the internet too!

8
posted by (2016-09-11 21:08:57)
FileStacker716 avatarU torrent is fine. Just use a vpn AND HAVE PROP CONFIG.

9
posted by (2016-09-12 03:36:55)
buck1013 avatarTime to swith to bitlord.

10
posted by (2016-09-12 10:52:38)
No avatarWhy people show off here, hackers hack their forum software, not a client software. I am still using Utorrent 2.2.1 which is far better than any other client software.

11
posted by Trusted Uploader (2016-09-14 11:20:32)
UTR avatar@analogkid6103 qBittorrent comes to mind.

12
posted by (2016-09-14 22:51:14)
Sinewave avatarYou're all so 20th century. Transmission is the best torrent client now.



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