The targeted site is called NewSeaSims and provides custom content for SIMS2 and SIMS3 video games.

A hacker going by the handle of “Websites Hunter” who was previously found leaking personal details of Kuwait Automotive Imports Company’s customers is back with another hack. This time, he has breached a website that offers custom content for Sims video games from Electronic Arts and leaked personal details of 118,000 customers/users.

By the look of it, the targeted site looks pretty simple and who could imagine it had over 100,000 registered users but it looks like the Websites Hunter found it an easy target and used SQL injection to steal whatever was stored on its server.

What’s in the leaked data?

HackRead contacted the online data mining company Hacked-DB for a scan and here’s what they have found:

Based on the leaked data it seems that the site was hacked on the 22/09/2016. Upon scanning the data, Hacked-DB’s researchers found user details such as username, fist name, last name, date of birth, gender, country, 117,743 unique email addresses and their passwords stored with MD5 encryption without salt.

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Exclusive screenshot from the leaked data

Here is a list of top 15 email domains found in the leaked data:

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The year 2016 has been a bad year for large and small businesses around the world especially the social media and gaming industries have suffered more security breaches than anyone else.

Last weekExile Mod Gaming forum suffered a breach in which 12,000 accounts were leaked and stolen. When it comes to gaming giants the GTA forum, Epic Games, Dota 2Clash of Kings and Lifeboat Minecraft have already faced massive data breaches this year.

At the time of publishing this article, the leaked data was still available on a file sharing website for download.

Note:

The targeted site is not affiliated with Electronic Arts.

Waqas

Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.