A hacker provides free to underground forum 3,2 million Pluto TV user files allegedly stolen during a breach data. Pluto TV is an American Internet TV service that allows users to stream free TV shows with advertisements. The service currently has over 28 million members, with application has been downloaded and installed over 10 million times. Last week, hackers leaked to underground commercial sites user databases that had been stolen during data breaches. All these violations are said to be committed by the hackers of "ShinyHunters", with the gang being responsible, among other things, for violating its private repository. GitHub of Microsoft.
However, in recent months, ShinyHunters has disappeared, resulting in fewer reports violations data. Since the reappearance of ShinyHunters, many data breaches have been confirmed, including those of Animal Jam, 123RF, Geekie, Athletico, Wongnai, RedMart and many more.
Last week, a hacker published a Pluto TV database that is said to contain 3,2 million user files. This data breach is again being attributed to ShinyHunters. According to BleepingComputer, the database contains information such as member names, addresses e-mail, bcrypt hash passwords, dates of birth and IP addresses. The data exposed by the breach appears to be two years old, with the last record being created on October 12, 2018. Pluto TV has not confirmed so far that it has suffered a breach of data. In a statement to BleepingComputer, he stated the following: "While at this time we can not verify this allegation, any attempt to violate it security of our users, platform or information is treated with the highest priority. We are investigating the matter. "
As some of the exposed data have been confirmed, legal information appears to have been exposed. Thus, it is recommended to all Pluto TV users to change them immediately codes their access.
In addition, those who use the same password as Pluto TV and other sites are advised to change their password there as well. They can also use a password manager access to track the unique passwords on each site.