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Two Plus Two Poker Forums Hacked

By , Rakeback.com Poker News Editor

The Two Plus Two forum, one of the largest poker-related forums in the world, was hacked on Thursday. Some user information – specifically user names, passwords, and email addresses – should be considered compromised.

The following message is currently still up instead of their forum page:

Two Plus Two Forum Outage

On April 26th at approximately 11:20 AM pacific time, the Two Plus Two Forums were closed as a result of a hacker who has displayed the ability to access e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords. He also indicated the ability to decrypt passwords.

While it is unclear the extent of data to which he gained access, e-mail addresses and passwords on the Two Plus Two forums should be considered compromised. If you have used your 2+2 password on any other site, you are advised to change it.

For your security, we are closing the forums until the breach is patched. Upon reopening the forums you will be forced to change your password – it is counterproductive to do so now.

We hope to be back up as soon as possible.

What should you do?

There are just a few things that Two Plus Two users should do now:

  1. If you use your Two Plus Two password anywhere else – especially for the email account you signed up for Two Plus Two with – change those passwords as soon as possible.
  2. Do NOT change your password on Two Plus Two until after the security issue has been fixed.

Two Plus Two moderator NoahSD wrote a very helpful blog elaborating on this if you have any additional questions.

Other than that, you can try and spend the time you’re not on Two Plus Two playing poker or checking out the Rakeback.com Forums!

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