Guns.com Gets Hacked, Spilling Gun Owner Information All Over the Dark Web

Lucas Ropek reports: Watch out, firearm lovers. The subtly-named guns.com, a place where Americans can go to pick out whatever stylish boomstick they like and have it shipped straight to their neck of the woods, seems to have a pretty awful data breach on its hands. Back in January, a hacker temporarily disabled the company’s website, interfering with the site’s retail operations and forcing the weapons peddler to apologize to its confused customers for the whole debacle. Guns.com has claimed that this attack was meant to prevent the “business from operating”—and that there is “no indication” of any attempt to steal data. However, this assessment may be wrong. Read more on Gizmodo.  DataBreaches.netRead More