In an emailed statement, spokesperson Nataliya Bogdanovich played down the attacks."They are old passwords to the forums of game projects that Group acquired over the years.
All Group's forums and games have been using a secure integrated authorization system for a long time by now," said the spokesperson.
Over 25 million accounts associated with forums hosted by Russian internet giant have been stolen by hackers.
Two hackers carried out attacks on three separate game-related forums in July and August.
The hackers' names aren't known, but they used known SQL injection vulnerabilities found in older v Bulletin forum software to get access to the databases.
An analysis of the breached data showed that hackers took 12.8 million accounts from ru; a total of 8.9 million records from ru, and 3.2 million accounts from ru.
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