Smartphone news and reviews site MoDaCo has admitted to a data breach. MoDaCo founder, Paul O’Brien confirmed a security leak (first reported by haveibeenpawned), while playing down its significance. Email and IP addresses together with (hashed) passwords and usernames for up to 875,000 MoDaCo accounts were dumped online. Early suggestions are that the breach happened in January 2016. Indications are that a compromised admin account was the root cause of the breach.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register