uTorrent Forum Hacked

The forum for file sharing software uTorrent was reportedly compromised on June 6, according to announcement on site. The forum was notified of the breach by Invision Power Services, Inc. which produces the software platform the forums run on. The site has approximately 385,000 users, and the uTorrent team believes that the entire user database containing hashed passwords was compromised. The attack highlights the problems with existing forum software, which has been highlighted by Mircea Popescu on trilema. Peace in our time.

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