LulzSec Releases Over 62,000 Hacked Passwords

LulzSec Releases Over 62,000 Hacked Passwords


Innocent accounts hacked, released.

Rogue hacker group LulzSec is at it again, recently boasting on its Twitter that it had hacked the accounts of over 62,000 and provided a dump of emails and passwords free for download.Lulzsec

CRO of F-secure, Mikko H. Hypponen, believes that the emails and passwords were from a database kept by website, according to the Hacker News. His reasoning: “Why Well, the most common passwords include these: mystery, bookworm, reader, romance, library, booklover and..writerspace.So basically that’s why I believe the latest Lulzsec password leak originates from I’m guessing it’s their user database.”

Gizmodo took the database and has made a script for users to input their email address to check it against the release from LulzSec. Unless you were a member of Writerspace, you’re probably not affected, but this is a good way to confirm.


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