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The staging server was immediately shut down." However, according to Australian security researcher Troy Hunt, who manages the popular Have IBeen Pwned beach notification website, the data is not only online but is now being traded for money on the dark web.
Hunt also said that over 150 government credentials had been used to sign up to the website.
“The data said to be accessible on the 'dark web' is the same data as the two security researchers accessed and downloaded in the December 2015 breach.”Vickery vehemently denied any role in leaking the data.
“I operate above reproach and would never do such a thing,” Vickery tells The compromised data reportedly includes addresses, email addresses, height, employment, education, income and locations visited.
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Sensitive breach, not publicly searchable Retired breach, removed from system Unverified breach, may be sourced from elsewhere Fabricated breach, likely not legitimate Spam List, used for spam marketing In approximately March 2015, the free web hosting provider 000webhost suffered a major data breach that exposed over 13 million customer records.
The data was sold and traded before 000webhost was alerted in October.
According to Forbes even location data of members signed up to the service is featured in the trove of data.Though the hack is believed to have occurred in November, it’s only now that its scope has been confirmed.