The New York Times, Melbourne IT


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Breach Total Number: 
0
Source: 
Media
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A domain or domains belonging to The New York Times was attacked after activist hackers found a way to access the login credentials of service provider Melbourne IT.  Melbourne IT is an Australian domain name registrar that provides hosting and data services for The New York Times and other media sites.  The New York Times website was shutdown for approximately six hours.