LulzSec Reborn claims responsibility for military dating site hack, accounts exposed

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

170,000 users of a military dating website are believed to have had their account information exposed as the result of a hack by a group claiming to be the new incarnation of the notorious LulzSec gang.

The original LulzSec gang had its summer of hacktivism brought to a swift end last summer, after a number of its alleged members were arrested.

Of course, on the internet, anyone can claim to be whatever they want and so it’s not particularly surprising to see that it was a group calling itself LulzSec Reborn that posted a message on PasteBin announcing the hack of MilitarySingles.com.

The website http://www.militarysingles.com/ was recently closed day ago or so, so we dumped email db
There are emails such as @us.army.mil ; @carney.navy.mil ; @greatlakes.cnet.navy.mil ; @microsoft.com ; etc..

Email addresses, usernames, real…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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