Hackers steal 13,000 Amazon, PSN, Xbox and other accounts
The hacking of Sony Pictures was the news for sometime and it seems such thing won’t stop real soon.
A group of cyber criminals ensures known as Anonymous, published a list of 13,000 accounts, passwords and bank cards so popular shops and services such as Amazon, PSN, Xbox Live ,Origin, Walmart and many other sites, including some porn.
The list of stolen data has appeared in the bulletin texts Ghostbin (a website that allows you to publish information anonymously) but has since been deleted. But it circulates through other means.
The head of filtration is a group of hackers calling themselves Anonymous on Twitter, although other members of the organization have ensured that they have nothing to do. Since Anonymous has no affiliation nor hierarchy, anyone can speak on their behalf. This is the message they have posted on Twitter:
The web DailyDot has compiled the list of services and shops belonging to the alleged stolen accounts . We removed pornographic sites, totaling more than half. By clicking on the link above if you want them:
- PlayStation Network
- Xbox Live
- Hulu Plus
The fact that someone has stolen accounts of a particular service does not mean that the safety of the service is compromised. Chances are that the stolen to the owners, using some kind of malware, virus or botnet.
In Cyber War News ensure that this theft of passwords is a montage , it seems that some accounts dating from 2011.
In any case, better safe. If you have an account on one of these sites, it’s a good idea to change your password . In fact it is always advisable to do so every three months consistently, especially if you keep credit card details on them.