26 million LiveJournal credentials leaked online, sold on the dark web
Posted May 27, 2020
- Blogging platform LiveJournal appears to have suffered a security breach in 2014, according to multiple hackers who are now selling and freely trading the company’s user database on the dark web and on hacking forums.
- The Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) data breach indexing service announced that it received a copy of the LiveJournal user database and indexed it on its website.
- According to HIBP, the data contained the usernames, emails, and plaintext passwords of 26,372,781 LiveJournal users.
ZDNet – Catalin Cimpanu | May 27, 2020