Thursday, October 16, 2008

TorrentReactor Compromised, 1.2M Users Database In the Wild

It appears that TorrentReactor.net, a highly popular torrent tracker, got compromised in September, with it's users database concisting of 1.2M users and TorrentReactor's source code stolen.

Despite that the attacker claiming responsibility is citing reputation enhancement as the reason for the attack, sooner or later the personal details will be sold and resold to spammers, with the possibilitity for spear phishing attacks left wide open.