Major NeoPets hack may compromise tens of millions of accounts

neopets hacked compromising millions of account

A data breach at the virtual pet website Neopets resulted in the theft of source code and a database holding the personal data of over 69 million users.

The popular website Neopets allows users to create, care for, and play games with virtual pets.

On a hacking site, the hacker TarTarX started selling data for 4 Bitcoins, or around $90,500.

Along with usernames, emails, and passwords, stolen information also contains the user’s date of birth, zip code, gender, and nationality.

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