ICANN resets passwords after website breach

August 6, 2015

Via: data-loss

The overseer of the Internet’s addressing system said Wednesday that someone obtained information related to user accounts for its public website, although no financial information was divulged.

, short for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, said user names, email addresses, encrypted and other , such as bios, interests and newsletter subscriptions, were contained in the accounts.

Despite the , the accounts as well as ICANN systems do not appear to have been accessed, the organization said in a post on its website.

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