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Should we change our passwords? BHW database leaked?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by deiwman, Jun 7, 2013.

  1. deiwman

    deiwman BANNED BANNED

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    Not too much to say but after reading this post:
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    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/introductions/573571-delayed-introduction-absolutely-kn0t.html#post5659308
    and this forum thread:
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    http://trojanforge.com/showthread.php?t=4518&p=38249
    I was wondering if this is true and possible?
    Can someone have the BHW database in their possession?

    I am changing my password just in case....
     
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  2. cire81

    cire81 Junior Member

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    It is always a good practice to change ur password frequently. Doubt database was hacked in BHW. Let us not waste enegry on such topic instead focus on how to make money tru IM
     
  3. deiwman

    deiwman BANNED BANNED

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    hope it was just a troll thread like many threads from this lounge :)
     
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    -Jordan- Registered Member

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    Changing passwords regularly is recommended by all security experts. It doesn't matter if the database was hacked; if you use unique passwords and update them regularly, you should be safe.
     
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    vBulletin hashes the passwords, if you have a weak password it may be cracked. I doubt my password is in a rainbow table.

    If the emails were leaked I don't think its a big deal, I have never bought anything marketed towards me via email and don't intend to start. Most of my emails are public somewhere anyways.

    Cheers!
     
  6. Leith

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    Like Damien has said before, it's probably some outdated list from years ago or something scraped.

    You shouldn't believe everything someone says :) But changing your password often is common sense to prevent
    any issues.
     
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    You should change your password to something you haven't used before.

    You should make sure the email account associated with your BHW username does not have the same password as your BHW login.
     
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    Oh not another thread... jesus christ.