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VR Porn Site HACKED, exposing names + download details of 20k+ Users

VR Porn Site HACKED, exposing names + download details of 20k+ Users

A virtual reality porn site has been hacked, exposing the personal details of 20,000 users. Hackers, who describe themselves as ‘ethical’, managed to download details of users of SinVR, including names, email address and download details.

Digital Interruption, a cybersecurity firm, has revealed that it was behind the hack, and gained access by taking advantage of a lack of authentication on the endpoint. In a blog post, a Digital Interruption spokesperson wrote: “Not only could an attacker use this to perform social engineering attacks, but due to the nature of the application, it is potentially quite embarrassing to have details like this leaked.

“It is not outside the realm of possibility that some users could be blackmailed with this information.” Digital Interruption told SinVR about the hack in December, and the issue that allowed them to gain access has now been resolved.

A spokesperson for SinVR, said: “It has been a tremendous learning experience, which will serve to enhance our security and we are glad that it was conducted ethically. Moving forward, we are confident in our ability to stop similar attacks and will keep using a professional security service to audit our system,” the spokesperson added. “We are making sure that all ‘back door’ intrusions are fully consensual.”

Only Consensual back door intrusions – get it? Gotta appreciate a good pun when it’s tossed around this way, no?!

This is reminiscent of the 2015 hack of extramarital affair site Ashley Madison, which resulted in 10 GB of user data being dumped online. Another major porn-related breach occurred in 2016 when the account details of 800,000 Brazzers forum users appeared on the dark web.