Indian online music streaming service Gaana website has been hacked by Mak Man, Lahore, Pakistan, based hackers. Hacked database contains more than 12.5 million registered users.
The hackers posted a searchable link of the database on his Facebook account. After once entering a user’s email address, the database opens containing their full name, email address, MD5-hashed password, date of birth Facebook and Twitter profiles and more.
Company issued a guidelines to their users advised them to deactivate their account until the issue is resolved, and change their email, Facebook and Twitter passwords if they’re the same as on Gaana right away, because changing password of Gaana website won‘t help, as it gets updated in database.
Times Internet CEO Satyan Gajwani tweeted that only login credentials were accessed and no financial or sensitive personal data was leaked.
The hackers has removed the exposed database on Gajwani’s request, and all Gaana users’ passwords have been reset.