Who Got Hacked This Week? April 13 Edition

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130,000 User Passwords Exposed in Finland Breach

Over 130,000 Finnish citizens have had their credentials compromised in what appears to be third largest data breach ever faced by the country, local media reports.

Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA) is warning users of a large-scale data breach in a website maintained by the New Business Center in Helsinki (“Helsingin Uusyrityskeskus”), a company that provides business advice to entrepreneurs and help them create right business plans.

Unknown attackers managed to hack the website (http://liiketoimintasuunnitelma.com) and stole over 130,000 users’ login usernames and passwords, which were stored on the site in plain-text without using any cryptographic hash.

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