Animal Jam Kids’ Virtual World Hit By Data Breach, Impacting 46m Accounts: Expert Commentary

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Nov 13, 2020 02:38 am PST

The immensely popular children’s online playground Animal Jam has suffered a data breach impacting 46 million accounts. This is confirmed when a hacker shared two databases belonging to Animal Jam for free on hacker forum stating it was obtained by ShinyHunters. These databases contain:

  • 46 million player usernames, which are human moderated to make sure they do not contain a child’s proper name.
  • 46 million SHA1 hashed passwords.
  • Approximately 7 million email addresses of parents whose children registered for Animal Jam