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A total 3.4 million user records exposed was discovered by cybersecurity researcher Volodymyr Bob Diachenko on October 10, 2020.
He found a database that included two large indexes of user data. The first had 1.4 million email id and password records, and second consisted of 2 million records with user posts and hashed account passwords.
According to Diachenko, the passwords were hashed using MD5, a deprecated algorithm that an attacker could easily crack to access passwords in plain-text.
The IP addresses spanned a range of provinces and countries, in some of which…