Porn lovers are exposed as Brazzers site suffers leak

o-brazzers-facebookPorn lovers are being urged to watch out for scam attacks after the names of almost 800,000 registered users of the Brazzers website have been exposed in a data breach.
The details were purloined from a forum linked to the site on which porn fans discuss thier favourite most intimate fantasies as well as their favourite scenes and comment on porn stars’ “performances”.
Brazzers insisted it had taken measures to stop fraudsters re-using login names found in the list.
According to Motherboard, the information about Brazzers users was passed to it by a site which monitors data breaches, Vigilante.pw. The stolen data includes email addresses, user names and passwords.
While the data was taken from the Brazzersforum site, set up for users, it appears that many people who signed up for forums used the same logins and passwords on the main porn site. The data was stolen in 2013 but has only just come to light.
Security researcher Troy Hunt confirmed that the data was accurate by checking some of the details with the database of stolen credentials he maintains.
Hunt told Motherboard that the release of the data was potentially more embarrassing than just knowing someone was a member of a porn site because, if someone used the stolen logins, they could see private conversations about sexual preferences.
“Problem with a hack like that is it’s a forum,” he said. “Worse than just adult website creds, this is what people were talking and fantasising about.”
Brazzers said it had taken “corrective measures” to protect users and stop credentials being re-used.

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