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Spear phishing becomes a lot easier when attackers not only have an email address, but also location, language, and race.The source IP addresses collected can even provide pinpoint street locations for attacks.In addition to launching an internal review, Friend Finder Networks has hired Mandiant, a high-profile cybersecurity company, to investigate the hack, and is working with the FBI.Meanwhile, the person who originally dumped the information on the so-called darkweb, who uses the nickname ROR[RG}, is demanding more than £10,000 for access to the database of users, and capitalising on the news by marketing his cybercrime services.
Unlike Friend Finder Networks, Yahoo is a mainstream service.The leaked information included credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, birth dates, physical addresses and personal — you know — preferences.What's often not highlighted in these cases is the monetary value of such a breach.The new owners of said they are aware of the alleged breach."[W]e are waiting on Friend Finder to give us a detailed account of the scope of the breach and their remedial actions in regard to our data," Penthouse Global Media chief executive Kelly Holland said in an emailed statement.
The attack methodology deployed in this instance was not released, but it would be fair to assume that it leveraged a kind of SQL Injection attack or similar, where the information is wormed out of the back-end database through a flaw in the webserver.