Sunday, July 18, 2010

Turkish Hackers steal 70,000 Israeli passwords and accounts

Since June, hackers in Turkey have been working feverishly to hack major Israeli sites.

One site they hacked was allegedly, resulting in the stealing of over 70,000 email addresses and related passwords, as well as credit card information and other personal details. If you ever signed up there, they may also have access to your gmail, facebook and paypal accounts if you used the same userid and passwords.

All the information was publicly posted on a Turkish site, where they are debating how to best use the data.

In the meantime, apparently you can check if your email is on the list with this online app.

UPDATE: The number of hacked emails has risen to over 100,000, after is was disclosed that Pizza Hut was also hacked, as well as a small Chabad site.

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realRightWinger said...

File - no longer existS !!

realRightWinger said...

First link no longer exists either ... - its says account cancelled ...

JoeSettler said...

Someone posted this online app where you can check if your email is on the list.

Gee a Moron said...

I saw the app. Could it be a scam to collect email addresses?

Jameel @ The Muqata said...

Hi Gee a Moran: My first thought was that the app was a scam as well. However, I realize why its up now -- anyone posting the actual list of addresses could criminally liable for feeding spam engines, etc.

(I have the whole list, and I'm not posting it to avoid any legal issues)

I can check your name on it if you wish :-)

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