Do you remember Gnosticplayers? The popular hacker Gnosticplayers that between February and April disclosed the existence of some massive unreported data breaches in five rounds. He offered for sale almost a billion user records stolen from nearly 45 popular online services.
Now the Pakistani hacker claims to have stolen more than 218 million records from the popular mobile social game company Zynga Inc.
Zynga Inc is an American social game developer running social video game services founded in April 2007, it primarily focuses on mobile and social networking platforms.
Among the online games developed by the company, there are FarmVille, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, and Café World that have over a billion players worldwide. “Going by the online alias Gnosticplayers, the serial hacker told The Hacker News that this time, he managed to breach “Words With Friends,” a popular Zynga-developed word puzzle game, and unauthorisedly access a massive database of more than 218 million users.” reported The Hacker News.
Gnosticplayers shared a sample of stoled data with The Hacker News, exposed records includes: - Names
- Email addresses
- Login IDs
- Hashed passwords, SHA1 with salt
- Password reset token (if ever requested)
- Phone numbers (if provided)
- Facebook ID (if connected)
- Zynga account ID
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