Global Internet Authority - ICANN Hacked Again !

Global Internet Authority - ICANN Hacked Again !

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) – the organisation responsible for allocating domain names and IP addresses for the Internet – has been hacked, potentially compromising its customers’ names, email addresses, hashed passwords, and more.

 

The US-administered non-profit corporation admitted on Wednesday that its server security was breached within the past week and that…an "unauthorised person" gained access to usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords for profile accounts on ICANN.org public website.

 

The organisation believes that the leaked information includes harmless information such as user preferences, public biographies, interests, newsletters, and subscriptions.

 

Read more on http://thehackernews.com/2015/08/icann-hacked.html

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