After so many security breach for last few weeks, now a new victim has came out. This time hackers have broken into the database of TechRadar, leading website for technology news. Hackers have gained access to username, encrypted password and other personal details of the users.
TechRadar has also accepted this breach and posted in blog,”It has come to our attention that TechRadar’s user registration database has been compromised. User details including username, email address, date-of-birth and encrypted passwords have been stolen in the process.”
TechRadar is also contacting to its users and advising them to change their passwords as soon as possible.
“In the meantime, although passwords are encrypted, we are contacting all registered users of the site and the forums today to let them know that if they use the same password on TechRadar for other websites then we strongly advise them to change these passwords immediately,” Nick Merritt, Publisher, TechRadar posted.
“TechRadar takes the security of its registered users extremely seriously and we apologise for any inconvenience caused,” he added.
If you are one of the affected users, change your password as soon as you can. Change your password in all services using same password as in Techradar.
Source: HackingTricks, TechRadar