In April 2018, news broke of a massive data breach impacting the Vietnamese company known as VNG after data was discovered being traded on a popular hacking forum where it was extensively redistributed. The breach dated back to an incident in May of 2015 and included of over 163 million customers. The data in the breach contained a wide range of personal attributes including usernames, birth dates, genders and home addresses along with unsalted MD5 hashes and 25 million unique email addresses.

Domain Entries Date Breached Hashing Privacy acknowledged? 24,853,850 2015-05-19 MD5, plaintext Public Yes

Information leaked

Dates of birth, Email addresses, Genders, IP addresses, Marital statuses, Names, Occupations, Passwords, Phone numbers, Physical addresses, Usernames

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