Nowadays, website-based database leaks are becoming so common as to seem routine, which is not a good thing. In the most recent incident, an organization dedicated to making video gaming a sport has lost it’s user database to hackers. Rather than just selling the data on the underground, the attackers also tried to extort the company. Watch today’s quick video to learn more, and whether or not ESEA members need to worry about their passwords.
Episode Runtime: 1:54
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1ju7J4B0p8
- E-sports league leaks 1.5 million user records – SlashGear
- Hacker extorts ESEA for gamer user records – Kotaku
— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)
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