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Snapchat leak reveals phone numbers, usernames of 4.6 million users

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+warwagon    9,656

Snapchat leak reveals phone numbers, usernames of 4.6 million users

 

snapchat users beware: someone has posted the phone numbers and usernames of more than 4.6 million accounts on the site SnapchatDB, freely available as an SQL dump or CSV text file for anyone to download. The last two digits of each phone number have been censored ?in order to minimize spam and abuse,? but the owner of the database says that ?under certain circumstances,? the site might be willing to release the uncensored records.

 

This giant leak comes just days after Gibson Security?s latest interview in which the company warns of Snapchat?s vulnerabilities. According to Gibson Security, the Snapchat team had taken far too long to address some very serious issues with the coding of the software, and had left the application wide open to exploits that could compromise user information. It has been less than a week since that interview, and now an entire database of phone numbers and usernames is just a click away.

 

 

 

http://news.yahoo.com/snapchat-leak-reveals-phone-numbers-usernames-4-6-140043668.html

 

UPDATE: SnapchatDB.info has been suspended and is no longer available.

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RadishTM    284

Another social experiment I'm glad I never got into (Y)

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dead.cell    1,891

Who wants to buy Snapchat now? :laugh:

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Top Qat    193

 

The last two digits of each phone number have been censored ?in order to minimize spam and abuse,?

Then why publish the data in the first place? What else do they think the data will be used for?

 

Morons

 

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+J. X. Maxwell    2,120

Well, so the developers did nothing and now are paying the price? Good?

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dead.cell    1,891

Found more information off a subreddit.

 

Affected area codes:

('212', 'Manhattan', 1),('213', 'Los Angeles', 1),('217', 'Champaign-Urbana', 1),('303', 'Boulder-Denver', 1),('305', 'Miami', 1),('310', 'Los Angeles', 1),('312', 'Chicago', 1),('315', 'Northern New York', 1),('323', 'Downtown Los Angeles', 1),('347', 'New York City', 1),('415', 'San Francisco', 1),('510', 'Oakland', 1),('518', 'Northeastern New York State', 1),('617', 'Southern Michigan', 1),('618', 'Southern Illinois', 1),('646', 'Manhattan', 1),('650', 'Mountain View', 1),('716', 'Buffalo', 1),('718', 'Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn', 1),('719', 'Southeastern Colorado', 1),('720', 'Denver-Boulder', 1),('754', 'Fort Lauderdale', 1),('786', 'Miami', 1),('815', 'Chicago Suburbs', 1),('818', 'San Fernando Valley', 1),('847', 'Northern Chicago Suburbs', 1),('857', 'Boston', 1),('909', 'Eastern Los Angeles', 1),('914', 'Westchester County, NY', 1),('917', 'New York City', 1),('929', 'New York City', 1),('951', 'Southern California', 1),('954', 'Fort Lauderdale', 1),('970', 'Western and Northern Colorado', 1),('202', 'Washington DC', 0),('203', 'Southwest Connecticut', 0),('204', 'Manitoba', 0),('205', 'Western Central Alabama', 0),('206', 'Seattle', 0),('207', 'Maine', 0),('208', 'Idaho', 0),('209', 'Eastern San Francisco', 0),('317', 'Indianapolis', 0),('318', 'Northern Louisiana', 0),('319', 'Eastern Iowa', 0),('320', 'Minnesota', 0),('321', 'Central Florida', 0),('325', 'Central Texas', 0),('330', 'Eastern Ohio', 0),('331', 'DuPage County, Illinois', 0),('469', 'Dallas', 0),('470', 'Georgia', 0),('475', 'Southwestern Connecticut', 0),('478', 'Central Georgia', 0),('479', 'Northwestern Arkansas', 0),('480', 'Central Arizona', 0),('484', 'Pennsylvania', 0),('605', 'South Dakota', 0),('606', 'Eastern Kentucky', 0),('607', 'Southern New York State', 0),('608', 'Southwestern Wisconsin', 0),('609', 'Eastern part of Southern New Jersey', 0),('610', 'Pennsylvania', 0),('612', 'Minneapolis', 0),('732', 'Eastern part of central New Jersey', 0),('734', 'Southeastern Michigan incl. Ann Arbor', 0),('740', 'Southeastern Ohio', 0),('747', 'San Fernando Valley, LA', 0),('757', 'Southeastern Virginia', 0),('760', 'Southeastern California', 0),('762', 'Georgia', 0),('863', 'Florida', 0),('864', 'South Carolina', 0),('865', 'Knoxville, Tennessee', 0),('867', 'Canadian territories in the Arctic far north', 0),('870', 'Arkansas', 0);

There was also a website listed for checking to see if you were affected: http://lookup.gibsonsec.org/

 

Hope people find this information useful.

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+The Evil Overlord    17,422

I know right? And to think, the staff here made him an M.V.C.    :shiftyninja:

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RadishTM    284

I know right? And to think, the staff here made him an M.V.C.    :shiftyninja:

 

I see what you did there :shiftyninja: :rofl:

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Kriz    184

What a shame, glad i only used it for that 1 week it was popular beginning of the year..

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techbeck    4,974

Glad I never get hooked/involved in fads like this.

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Jack 0Neill    25

Gibson security lol

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Growled    3,880

They can't say they weren't warned. C'mon people, stay updated.

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hdca18    36

lets sue. Class action suit?

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