Data employees, Intel, Apple, Google captured by hack on Khronos Group




The forum of the Khronos Group, in which thousands of employees of Google, Intel and Apple are connected, has been hacked. To our knowledge, the user information in the hands of the hackers, but they are not currently for sale or publicly visible.

Vice daughter site Motherboard managed to get hold of a sql file containing nearly 3,000 accounts. The loot could include user names, email addresses, unencrypted passwords, IP addresses, and in some cases physical addresses. 18 of 20 user names and email addresses Motherboard test as introduced in the registration form, were, according to the forum to use. In addition, given the editorial staff of three people affected verifying the accuracy of the data.

Besides Google, Intel and Apple would also involve employees of EA, Panasonic, VMWare, IBM, Toshiba, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and more. Motherboard does not rule out the nearly 3,000 accounts that they do not represent the entire booty in the hands. The accounts have a clear sequence numbers that go to just below 7,000. The Khronos Group itself has obtained a copy of the sql file Motherboard, but has no further comment yet delivered.

Khronos Group news The Khronos Group is a US nonprofit group that among other things is responsible for the development of open APIs like OpenGL and Vulkan. Many large tech companies are affiliated with the group.


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