Australia's Fairfax Media has acknowledged that two of its microsites were recently hacked.

"Hackers revealed to SC Magazine how they managed to exploit vulnerabilities in two third party-hosted web sites, Herald Education and Young Writer," writes SC Magazine's Darren Pauli. "SC Magazine informed Fairfax of the vulnerabilities as part of responsible information security disclosure. The sites have been taken offline in response."

"The hackers claim to have accessed full credit card data including CCV numbers along with related information on names, addresses and date of birth," Pauli writes.

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