Disqus reveals it suffered a security breach in 2012

From Engadget - October 6, 2017

According to Disqus, it learned of the leak Thursday evening after Troy Hunt of Have I Been Pwned notified obtained a copy of the site's information and informed the company. Within about 24 hours, it has disclosed the breach, started to contact users and forced password resets for affected accounts.

Within the last day, Hunt has also added databases for breaches from and Kickstarter to his site, and he says he has three more to go. HIBP is a free service that collects the databases of account information stolen by hackers and will let you know if your information is among those affected -- signing up is probably a good idea.


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