Details 100 million accounts social network VK.com offered on the Internet

Jun

6

2016

The data of more than 100 million accounts mainly in Russia popular social network VK.com offered on the Internet. According to the man or the collective behind the hack passwords were stored unencrypted.

Leakedsource received a dataset with respect to accounts 100 544 934, each item from an email address, first and last name, location, phone number, password and, in some cases, a second e-mail address exists. The site publishes a brief analysis of passwords and email addresses. The dataset is on The Real Deal marketplace offered by the hacker collective Peace, called Peace of Mind. Under this name were previously the data from hacks offered include LinkedIn and MySpace.

Peace counts 1 bitcoin to access the set, converted 515 euros. Interestingly, the passwords were stored unencrypted according Peace. The hack would have taken place between 2011 and 2013. UK, which is also known as Vkontakte, is particularly popular in Russia. Meanwhile, the social network would have more than 350 million accounts. The site was founded in 2006 by Pavel Durov, who later began Telegram.

The publication of the data is another in a series. Previously, large data sets include LinkedIn, MySpace and Tumblr offered online.

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