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A hacker is reportedly claiming responsibility for a September data breach of popular mobile gamethat may have resulted in the theft of information from more than 200 million players accounts, including names, email addresses, login IDs and more.
A hacker that goes by the name Gnosticplayers said they stole data from over 218 million Words with Friends player accounts, according to a report fromon Sunday. The hacker accessed a database that included data from Android and iOS players who installed the game before Sept. 2, according to the report.
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Publisher Zynga did confirm there was a for Draw Something and Words with Friends players on Sept. 12. The game company says law enforcement was notified and there is an ongoing investigation into the hack. On its , Zynga says it took steps to protect accounts from invalid logins, and some users were required to change their passwords.
Mobile apps have become frequent hacking targets. On Saturday, food delivery service Door Dash said almost were accessed in a data breach.
Have hundreds of Instagram accounts been hijacked by hackers?
Since the beginning of August, reports have been piling up on Instagram users reporting strange hacker attacks on their accounts. The stored e-mail addresses are apparently replaced after the hostile takeover. Maybe the attacks are from Russia.
The descriptions of those affected sound similar: Your Instagram account was taken over by strangers, the deposited e-mail address was replaced by a .ru address. Also the name, the profile photo and the telephone number in the profile had been changed. As a new photo are often Disney or Pixar characters are used. Some numbers suggest that there may actually be a problem.
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Hundreds of users have reported hacker attacks on Instagram accounts over the past seven days, according to a review ofParallels between the victims on Twitter. Many directly on Instagram for help. Since the beginning of the month, the number of tweets addressed to the social media company that featured the word "hack" has multiplied, according to Mashable: from 40 in the first half of July, the number had risen to nearly 800 in August , Also registered Google on 8 and 11 August two spikes to the search term "Instagram hacked". And on sufferers also report that their Instagram account has been hacked. Mashable claims to have spoken directly to half a dozen victims. As the online portal writes, .
The majority of those affected had disabled the two-factor identification. However, some reports say that this was also cracked by the alleged hackers. As soon as the e-mail address, which is stored in the profile, was exchanged by attackers, it is often very tedious for the affected users to get access to their account again. They will then depend on the support of Instagram itself. This can sometimes take days. Most victims of the possible hack series have accounts with a three- to four-digit number of followers.
T-Mobile customers' personal information exposed in hack .
The hack comes about a year after a similar data breach in 2018.T-Mobile said it had blocked off the unauthorized access and notified law enforcement authorities. The wireless carrier didn't reveal when the hack occurred or how many customers were exposed, but a spokesman called the number a "very small single digit percentage of customers" and that the company had notified affected customers.