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In February 2014, the Forbes website succumbed to an attack that leaked over 1 million user accounts. The attack was attributed to the Syrian Electronic Army, allegedly as retribution for a perceived “Hate of Syria”. The attack not only leaked user credentials, but also resulted in the posting of fake news stories to forbes.com.

Accounts breached: 1057819

Breached on: February 15, 2014

Exposed data: Email addresses, Passwords, User website URLs, and Usernames

Domain: forbes.com

Added on: February 15, 2014

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