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Disqus & Kickstarter hacker warns against password reuse


A hacker who made a fortune by breaking into people's accounts and posting spam on their behalf is now warning users against password reuse.

Kyle Milliken, a 29-year-old Arkansas man, was released last week from a federal work camp. He served 17 months for hacking into the servers of several companies and stealing their user databases.

Some of the victims included Disqus, from where he stole 17.5 million user records, Kickstarter, from where he took 5.2 million records, and Imgur, with 1.7 million records.

For years, Milliken and his partners operated by using the credentials stolen ...


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