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28 million clear text passwords breached on popular Chinese website Tianya

Security researchers have found 28 million clear text passwords posted
online as a result of the 2011 data breach of blogging site Tianya, the
twelfth most popular website in China.

The credentials included usernames, passwords and email addresses and were
found by researchers at PwnedList .

About 40 million users or 60 percent of the site’s total base registered
before November 2009 were compromised when hackers broke into the site.

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