back to article SitePoint hacked: Hashed, salted passwords pinched from web dev learning site via GitHub tool pwnage

SitePoint, an Australian learn-to-code publishing website, has been compromised while promoting the book Hacking for Dummies on its homepage. Reg reader Andy told us: "Got an email from SitePoint this morning saying that they had been hacked and some non-important (to them) stuff like names, email addresses, hashed passwords …

  1. JassMan Silver badge
    Trollface

    So they promoted a 'How to' book

    On hacking, then are surprised that someone actually read it.

  2. Al fazed Bronze badge
    Mushroom

    Since Microsoft took over GitHub it seems like any other Windose to date, the platform of Swiss cheese makers and sewer of patches to stop your arse hanging out.............

    Sigh...........

    ALF

  3. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "criminals bent on accessing these are instead targeting other systems"

    Methinks this is not the last we're going to hear about this kind of pwnage.

    The fallout on this is going to be impressive.

  4. Allonymous Coward
    Windows

    Sitepoint

    Wow, there’s a name I’ve not heard in ages.

    Next you’ll be telling us Webmonkey got hacked.

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