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2:26 pm on Aug 20, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Popular #*$! Site Breach Exposed 1.2 Million 'Anonymous' User Profiles
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That anonymity was found to be compromised by the researchers, with the database containing user profiles unsecured. This meant that anyone who discovered the database could access the personal details of Luscious users without having to crack a password.


That data included usernames, personal email addresses, user activity log, country of residence/location and gender. "Some users’ email addresses indicated their full names," the researchers said, "increasing their vulnerability to exploitation and cybercrime."
 

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