The passwords leaking incident is still going on with more websites involved including Tianya.cn, a popular BBS service aimed to go public in the coming years.

As of now the websites got hacked include: CSDN (6 million account compromised), Duowan (8 million), 7k7k (20 million), 178 (10 million) and Tianya (9 million). Except for these confirmed ones, some big-name sites like Renren, NetEase, Baidu and Sina weibo are also rumored to be compromised with some user accounts being hacked. Sina Weibo has just denied the claim saying some accounts are in trouble only because they used the same compromised passwords on other websites.

Archived files with all compromised accounts were already available all over the web, and free.And the hackers behind the Chinese websites year-end compromising show remain mysterious.

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