Almost 250,000 members of the Nigerian youth forum Naijaloaded were affected by a recent security breach.

"A hacker by the name of TheMrX uploaded a shell on the website and accessed its 42MB user database," writes SC Magazine's Darren Pauli. "The database contained names, [user names], passwords and location information of 243,089 users."

"Naijaloaded is a popular African social forum site that includes hacking and software tutorials, and discussion on music, movies and business," Pauli writes.

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