Saturday, April 29, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Qualcomm Slashes Profit Expectations As Apple Refuses To Pay Royalty Payments
Kodi Clarifies DRM Stance, Shuts Down Rumors
ASML Countersues Nikon Over Alleged Patent Infringement
Image Sensors, Batteries And Playstation Boosts Sony's Profit
Cost Cuts Start Paying Off For Sharp
New Nintendo 2DS XL Gaming Handheld System Coming On July 28
KINGMAX Targets Gamers With ZEUS DDR4 Modules
Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Third Quarter Results
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > AVAST F...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
AVAST Forum Hacked


Some months ago AVG and Avira had their websites taken over by hackers and now Avast had to take its forum offline due to an attack.

The AVAST forum is currently offline and will remain som, as it was hacked over this past weekend and user nicknames, user names, email addresses and hashed (one-way encrypted) passwords were compromised, Avast said.

But even though the passwords were hashed, it could be possible for thief to derive many of the passwords. So Avasts suggests users to change their passwords immediately.

According to Vince Steckler, CEO AVAST Software, the issue affects only Avast's community-support forum, and less than 0.2% of its 200 million users were affected. No payment, license, or financial systems or other data was compromised.

Avast is in the works of rebuilding the forum and moving it to a different software platform.




Previous
Next
Apple Wins patents on Game Center, iPhone Burst Mode, Sapphire Glass Displays        All News        New Marvell 88SS1074 SATA SSD Controller Supports TLC NAND Flash
Spotify's Servers Hacked     General Computing News      China To Remove IBM Servers In Banks In Spy Dispute: report

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Dallas Emergency Siren System Hacked
CIA Used Sophisticated Hack Techniques To Apple Devices: WikiLeaks
Google Says Hacked sites Rose in 2016
Hackers Demonstrate VM Escapes In Pwn2Own 2017 Hacking Contest
Pwn2Own Hackers Found Exploits In Safari, Adobe Reader, macOS And More
U.S. Charges Russian Spies Over Yahoo Hacks
Yahoo Unveils New Security Breach
U.S.Navy Disclosed Security Breach In Its Systems
Yahoo Investigates New Hack Claim
Hackers Steal Money From 20,000 Tesco Bank Accounts
Microsoft Identifies Russia-linked Hackers Exploiting Windows Flaw
Multiple Banks Attacked by Hacker Group, Symantec Says

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .