Hacker Releases Global Warming Skeptics' Private Data
IP addresses, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords were published online.
A hacker recently breached the databases of Skeptical Science, a Web site dedicated to questioning the science of global warming.
"According to John Cook, the creator and administrator of Skeptical Science, the entire user database was archived and uploaded to a Russian website," writes Softpedia's Eduard Kovacs.
"It turns out that IP addresses, email addresses and encrypted passwords ended up being published online," Kovacs writes. "It’s uncertain at this time if the hacker managed to decrypt the passwords, but as a precaution customers are being advised to change them."
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