CNET attacked by Russian hacker group

A Russian hacker group has attacked technology news website CNET and stolen usernames, encrypted passwords and emails for more than one million users.

CNET said a representative from the group – which calls itself ‘w0rm’ – informed it about the hack via a Twitter conversation.

A spokeswoman for CBS Interactive – the owner of CNET – said the firm had ‘identified the issue and resolved it’.

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