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SwiftHack 3.0? Skeptical Science web site reportedly hacked

March 24th, 2012 (09:24 pm)

Skeptical Science hacked, private user details publicly posted online
Posted on 25 March 2012 by John Cook

Sometime over the last few days, the Skeptical Science website [q. v.] has been hacked. The hacker has taken much or all of the Skeptical Science database, zipped various excerpts into a single file, uploaded the file onto a Russian website then linked to the zip file from various blogs. [...]

Of great concern is the fact that the hacker has published personal details such as emails and IP addresses of each user.

Not much further detail here, and while Skeptical Science commenter CBDunkerson mentioned the phrase

"This is an anonymous leak per the standard, but I will consider stepping bravely forward if I get caught."
I couldn't find it with a Google search.

If anyone has any further details on the crackers' announcement of the data dump and/or the hyperlink for the dumped material, please e-mail me, so that I can add it to my stash of information possibly related to SwiftHack. I'll use this information only for my own private knowledge, and I'll not publish it. (My e-mail address is on the left sidebar.)