Government, Military Accounts Potentially Exposed by Poker Site Hack

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Cyber War News reports that hacker @smitt3nz, a.k.a. "rubber," recently claimed to have breached the Web site for the World Poker Tour Amateur Poker League (WPTAPL) and published 175,333 e-mail addresses and plain text passwords online (h/t Softpedia).

"175,333 unencrypted password's... when will people learn?" the hacker posted above the data dump, noting that 46,901 of the accounts share the same password, presumably a default reset password.

The e-mail addresses include several from government and military domains such as,,,,,,,, and

As Softpedia's Eduard Kovacs points out, let's hope they don't use the same passwords for their high-profile e-mail accounts.


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