Online Children's Playground Animal Jam Breached
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Hackers Breached Popular Online Children’s Playground Animal Jam, 46 Million Accounts Impacted
Highly popular online playground Animal Jam has suffered a data breach impacting 46 million accounts. The breach became apparent after a threat actor shared two databases belonging to Animal Jam for free on a hacker forum that they stated were obtained by ShinyHunters, a well-known website hacker. The threat actors gained access to 46 million player usernames, which are human moderated to make sure they do not contain a child's proper name, 46 million SHA1 hashed passwords, approximately 7 million email addresses of parents whose children registered for Animal Jam account, IP addresses, and other data. W…
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