Epik Confirms Hack, Gigabytes of Data on Offer

Epik, the domain registrar known for hosting several large right-wing organizations, has confirmed a hack of its systems, a week after attackers branding themselves with the Anonymous hacktivist collective label said that the group had obtained and leaked gigabits of data from the hosting company, including 15 million email addresses.

“On September 15, we confirmed that certain customer-account information for our domain-related systems was accessed and downloaded by unauthorized third parties,” tweeted the company, which calls itself the “Swiss Bank of Domains” on its website. It reportedly counts 8chan, Gab, Parler, the Texas Right to Life’s abortion whistleblower website and the Texas GOP as clients, among others.

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Source: ThreatPost