Hacker Claims Porn Site Users Compromised



Salon Staff
February 11, 2012 8:54PM (UTC)

LONDON (AP) — A hacker claims to have compromised the personal information of more than 350,000 users after breaking into a discussion forum maintained by pornography website Brazzers.

A spokeswoman for the site's owner says it's "currently investigating the issue" but that no credit card information has been leaked. The forum was unreachable Saturday.

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The hacker who claimed responsibility for the breach told The Associated Press that he exploited a vulnerability in the site's code which he said was "pretty easy to find."

He identified himself only as a 17-year-old living in Morocco and claimed allegiance to Anonymous, the global movement of cyber-mischief-makers who've carried out embarrassing attacks on record companies, the Church of Scientology and the FBI.


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