Disqus discloses 2012 security breach

If you have a Disqus account, you might want to change your password. The online commenting platform (which powered this site’s comments up until this earlier year), announced that it suffered a security breach in 2012 and that data for about 17.5 … Full story

Over 17M affected in a massive security breach in 2012, and you're likely a part of it

Everything is digital these days, from newspapers to magazines and communications and alike. Be it an article on gun control or a celeb scandal, we tend to share our views and engage in online discussions. But little do we know about the service that … Full story

Disqus reveals 17.5 million users affected by security breach in 2012

Comment hosting service Disqus on Friday revealed that it had suffered a major security breach in 2012. The company said that it was alerted by an independent security researcher, Troy Hunt, on October 5 about the breach. Disqus has confirmed that a … Full story

Disqus Confirms 17.5 Million Accounts Hacked During 2012 Security Breach

Do you know what hackers were doing around this time five years ago? They were breaking into a database at Disqus, the popular blog comment hosting service supported by scores of websites, in many cases in place of traditional web forums (remember those? Full story

Have you ever engaged in online discussions? This massive security breach should concern you

Yahoo says all 3 billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft Everything is digital these days, from newspapers to magazines and communications and alike. Be it an article on gun control or a celeb scandal, we tend to share our views and engage in online … Full story