"As a result of the breach, around two dozen usernames and passwords that protect the site’s backend, and the movie and budget databases have been leaked online," writes Softpedia's Eduard Kovacs. "In addition, the hackers leaked over 300 email addresses belonging to employees and partners, and documents containing information on movies."
Among the user passwords that were published were the unfortunate choices "1234" and "constantin."
"The group also provided two screenshots which [show] that they have successfully logged in with the stolen credentails, [allowing] them to create new movie project post," writes E Hacking News' Sabari Selvan.
"Anonymous used the hashtags #GVU and #DreiBZ in its tweet, suggesting the attack was in retaliation for the shut down of illegal filesharing portal drei.bz late last month by German copyright protection group GVU," writes The Hollywood Reporter's Scott Roxborough. "'F--- the Copyright Lobby and content mafia, F--- the GVU, RIP drei.bz' the group wrote in its posting."