Old forum server Trillian has been hacked

Jul

6

2016

A server vendor im Trillian has been hacked. It is an old server, the information between 3 and 14 years old. The hack was related to vulnerabilities in vBulletin. Through the same vulnerability the attacker managed to steal data from a WordPress blog.

Trillian Astra screenshot (620 pix) The data breach took place on four last July on a single server that served the old blog and forum. Data is separate from here users of the instant messaging program Trillian. The blog and the forums were still online as an archive. The leak came according Trillian to light the next day, after the single machine was turned off permanently.

The stolen information includes a user database with unsalted and md5 hashed passwords of both the WordPress blog as the vBulletin forum. Unless prior users of the forum or blog for years use the same username and password, Trillian estimates the potential problems low.

Users who have been active in the past on the blog or the forum in the meantime received an email with the Trillian known email address. The old server, and therefore the old forum and blog remain offline.

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