1 million users affected by CNET.com hack

News and review website CNET has been targeted by a team of Russian hackers called W0rm. CNET’s servers were hit over the weekend, but details have only just been released. Although CNET has not given a concrete confirmation of exactly what happened, the site explains that a representative of W0rm claims to have stolen a database containing the usernames and passwords of over a million users. It seems a security hole in the Symfony PHP framework was exploited, and it is not yet clear what the fallout could be. On Twitter, user @rev_priv8, a W0rm representative whose profile description reads … Continue reading 1 million users affected by CNET.com hack