AMD Blog Site Hacked, Usernames, Pass...

AMD Blog Site Hacked, Usernames, Passwords Stolen

There are 1 comment on the CNet News story from Aug 20, 2012, titled AMD Blog Site Hacked, Usernames, Passwords Stolen. In it, CNet News reports that:

A group calling itself r00tbeer claims responsibility for the attack, which forced AMD to take the site offline and to change all the passwords.

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Laurel, MS

#1 Aug 20, 2012
The group r00tbeer started their hacking spree with a defacing & dump of the TBN (also known as The Botting Network) usernames & hashed passwords. The owner has acknowledged what happened here:

An email was sent out to all 96k registered members. Their top recommendation being that all users change their passwords immediately. It appears the vulnerability is now under control.

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