Old 07-21-2019, 03:53 PM   #1
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Since the community was never notified in the last one, I'm starting another thread to do it myself.

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Flash Flash Revolution (2019 breach) - 1,858,124 breached accounts
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In July 2019, the music-based rhythm game Flash Flash Revolution suffered a data breach. The 2019 breach imapcted almost 1.9 million members and is in addition to the 2016 data breach of the same service. Email and IP addesses, usernames, dates of birth and salted MD5 hashes were all exposed in the breach. The data was provided with support from dehashed.com.
Change your passwords, secure your accounts. Hopefully the admins will do the right thing this time, although I doubt it since they didn't even bother to tell people last time.
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Old 07-21-2019, 03:56 PM   #2
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Just got the email myself. Yikes.
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Since the community was never notified in the last one, I'm starting another thread to do it myself.


Source: https://haveibeenpwned.com/Verify/69...95142305c66cb0

Change your passwords, secure your accounts. Hopefully the admins will do the right thing this time, although I doubt it since they didn't even bother to tell people last time.
Um...pretty sure we told everybody about the last one.
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Old 07-21-2019, 04:07 PM   #4
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Um...pretty sure we told everybody about the last one.

I linked the old thread. Breach was 01 Feb 2016. 8 months later it was brought to light and posted about. Forget the fact that mandatory password changes weren't enforced. or well... anything else for that matter. I never received an email notification (Never delete emails and nothing comes up in searches).

Your answer in the old thread was "Were looking into upgrading". Apparently that didn't happen and apparently the database is still open somewhere.

Edit: This time it's even more information too... Certainly personally identifiable information like age and locations.
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I linked the old thread. Breach was 01 Feb 2016. 8 months later it was brought to light and posted about. Forget the fact that mandatory password changes weren't enforced. or well... anything else for that matter. I never received an email notification (Never delete emails and nothing comes up in searches).

Your answer in the old thread was "Were looking into upgrading". Apparently that didn't happen and apparently the database is still open somewhere.

Edit: This time it's even more information too... Certainly personally identifiable information like age and locations.
oh it's you again
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...mandatory password changes...

Edit: This time it's even more information too... Certainly personally identifiable information like age and locations.
I'm not even going to read this thread, but just to point out a few things:

Mandatory password changes, are, on top of technical limitations, annoying. My password was not compromised in either breach nor would it be at significant risk if it was (it's dictionary resistant), so I haven't changed my password.

Personally identifiable information is usually given up freely here, with the exception of age.

Okay that is all bye.
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Mandatory password changes, are, on top of technical limitations, annoying. My password was not compromised in either breach nor would it be at significant risk if it was (it's dictionary resistant), so I haven't changed my password.
also mandatory password resets cause some people who don't have access to the email they signed up with to lose access to their account entirely

This happened to me on my anime list, and I'm unable to get my account back. the thing is I literally couldn't give less of a shit if someone knew my password to MY ANIME LIST, but their complete overreaction to the situation caused me to lose access to my account permanently. They won't let me recover it
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Old 07-21-2019, 04:03 PM   #8
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I remember when data breaches were scary, when I didn't have a password manager and unique passwords on every site.
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As it says in that thread, nothing on our end indicated a breach until literally the day that thread was posted. We posted in the thread, on the front page, and as an announcement. There are problems with the existing system for trying to force password changes.

I mean, we said at the time in 2016 The way the site is set up we can't secure your passwords, and we can't change the way the site is set up, so don't use any password you use anywhere else.
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wow i did not expect this how could this happen this is crazy whoa
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Welp, time for me to find another 29 character password
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I wake up and find that we've been breached. What a beautiful start to my day
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Only 2 times ? We doing good~
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Compared to the site going down for what felt like years, yeah.

The password I use on here is old af and I don't even know if my AOL email exists anymore so I think I'm probably good. Sucks it happened

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Ah hell, here we go again.
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Unless God (synthlight) stepped in to make a major overhaul of the site, I don't think there's much that can be done. Just don't use the same password here as anywhere else.
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This kinda stuff doesn't even phase me anymore. Only thing someone could do with this information is log into this specific account, which I've already solved, or see my age and a list of about 27 different general locations I may have been while logged in.
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This kinda stuff doesn't even phase me anymore. Only thing someone could do with this information is log into this specific account, which I've already solved, or see my age and a list of about 27 different general location I may have been while logged in.
Well considering that this is the second time. We can likely infer that the database credentials themselves were compromised. Considering the age of the site and the lack of updates since a 2004 build of VBulletin it's likely that every PM, post, everything is exposed.
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Considering the age of the site and the lack of updates since a 2004 build of VBulletin
It's almost like you've been told this before
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