3D Printer Template Site Data Breach Impacts 228,000 Users
Thingiverse user data is exposed on a dark web hacking forum. Thingiverse leaked data includes a 36GB backup file containing 228,000 email addresses. Data was actually downtown line one year ago and remains exposed. Some of the records appear to be 10 years old.
In case you’re not familiar with the site, Thingiverse, supplies template files for 3D models. The site is owned by 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot.
I use Thingiverse to get free 3D printer template files. We’ve 3D-printed creations like the one below.
Troy Hunt, creator of the Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) website says that the stolen data is dumped on a popular hacking forum says a post on DataBreaches website. A snapshot of the notification from HIBP is shown below.
Thingiverse Hacked Data Includes
- IP address
- Physical address
- Full name
- bcrypt password hashes
The THingiverse data breach was reported on HIBP.