Hackers steal possible forum databases and Deluge qBittorrent

Dec

22

2015

Hackers may have knowledge to break the servers include the qBittorrent- and Deluge forums. The databases of the two sites, and many others are provided on website Databoss.io. The teams behind the websites are conducting an investigation.

TorrentFreak reports the news on Monday night. Although qBittorrent- and Deluge teams have not yet provided official confirmation of a hack, it fell to the server of the Deluge forum to see a .txt file named “data boss’ in it. Meanwhile, the file can not be found anymore because the Deluge team has put a temporary Web servers offline. The Deluge client is at the moment so can also be downloaded not. Such evidence was not found in the forum of qBittorrent, which also currently offline. Both forums have “thousands” of members, according to TorrentFreak.

Deluge hack 21-12-15 TF

At the time, the site where the databases of qBittorrent, Deluge and many other websites are provided, even offline. However, a screenshot of TorrentFreak shows the list several websites that were hacked in the course of 2015. The data was to be offered at prices from $ 2 a day, according to TorrentFreak. To our knowledge there are no plaintext passwords in the database, but still possible that the encrypted passwords to be cracked over time. Further expresses the range of user names, passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, phone numbers and more.

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