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Data of More than 26 Million Users Compromised in Ticketfly Hack

Online ticketing service TicketFly was targeted by hackers last week who stole users’ personal information and defaced its website.

The attacker left behind a message on the service’s compromised homepage that read: “Your security down, I’m not sorry. Next time I will publish database.”

Parent company Eventbrite said at the time that it was investigating the “cyber incident,” but did not provide any specific details about the hack, how it was carried out or what data was compromised.

However, the hacker posted several Ticketfly database files to a public server which security researcher Troy Hunt said contained 26,151,608 email addresses. The founder of Have I Been Pwned also said many users’ names, phone numbers, home and billing addresses were also included. The data files did not include any passwords or credit card details.

Read more at Cyware

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