OpenSubtitles Data Breach Affects 6.7 Million Users

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edited January 2022 in News & Blogs

OpenSubtitles, one of the world’s largest online repositories of subtitle files, has confirmed a cyberattack leading to the exposure of personal data of nearly 7 million subscribers.

According to a notification posted by ‘OSS’, one of the site admins, a malicious actor notified them of the breach via Telegram in August 2021. The hacker provided proof of how he gained access to user tables and demanded a large payment in Bitcoin to refrain from disclosing the attack and leaking user data online.

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