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Report: 2.5 Million Funimation Accounts Compromised in Data Breach

posted on 2017-02-22 20:30 EST
User names, dates of birth, email addresses, passwords exposed

The "Have I been pwned?" and Vigilante websites, which check for database breaches, both list a data breach as having occurred on Funimation's website last July. "Have I been pwned?" reported that 2,491,103 accounts may have been compromised, while Vigilante puts the number at 2,513,525 accounts.

The compromised information purportedly includes usernames, dates of birth, email addresses, and passwords.

As of press time Funimation has not responded to ANN's request for comment on the supposed data breach.

Thanks to kasty and Justin Haire for the news tip.


This article has a follow-up: Funimation Comments on Website Data Breach (2017-02-24 13:45)
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