Hackers breached the ITarian Forum, the Comodo discussion board and support forums, accessing login credentials of nearly 245,000 users registered with the Comodo Forums
“Very recently a new vulnerability in the
“Our IT infrastructure team immediately took steps to mitigate the exploit by taking the forums offline and applying the recommended patches.”
The hack of
On September 24, an anonymous hacker disclosed technical details and proof-of-concept exploit code for a critical zero-day remote code execution flaw in
Two days later, the security expert Troy
For this reason, hackers likely breached the ITarian Forum that is used as a discussion board for its customers searching for technical information and assistance.
“As a precautionary measure we recommend that forum users should immediately change their passwords and exercise good password practices such as strong random passwords and not share your passwords across different Internet accounts.” recommends Comodo. “The account passwords were encrypted in
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