back to article Huge embarrassment over fisting site data breach

A data breach at a forum for "anal fisting" has resulted in the exposure of 107,000 accounts. More than a third (37 per cent) of those affected by the Rosebutt Board were already included in the Have I Been Pwned? site, according to security researcher Troy Hunt. Victims will be able to use Have I Been Pwned? to check whether …

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  1. I'm Brian and so's my wife

    Bummer.

    1. james 68
      Coat

      Yup, a right pain in the arse for those involved.

      1. Captain DaFt

        Don't worry

        I'm sure the investigation will get to the bottom of this.

      2. TitterYeNot
        Coat

        "a right pain in the arse for those involved."

        Just a pain in the arse? This didnt just stretch their arses, it rect'um!

        Though you have to admire these people's tolerance for pain - come on folks, let's give 'em a big hand...

        1. Warm Braw Silver badge

          You've probably already had more thumbs up than the subscribers to the site...

    2. BinkyTheMagicPaperclip Silver badge

      Definite brown trousers when they find the person responsible, butt plug the holes and this sort of leakage won't happen again.

  2. Warm Braw Silver badge

    Multiple .gov and .mil email addresses

    Perhaps a foreign power had a hand in it.

    Edit: 'sponsored link at foot of article was 'Top tips for stretched sysadmins'

  3. Chicken Marengo
    Gimp

    Inspired

    Surely El Reg's best choice of stock photo ever

    (Chose the gimp, it was a toss up between him or Paris for appropriateness)

    1. Captain Badmouth

      Re: Inspired

      Yes, it was a still from the "Soreshank Redemption", wasn't it?

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Paris Hilton

      Re: Inspired

      They should have gone for The Great estGape

      I bet Paris would have shown 'em --->

  4. netean

    What kind of idiot would you have to be use a work email address (.mil .gov)?

    Probably the type of person into anal fisting I guess?

    1. LDS Silver badge

      Those who are afraid that using their personal address may inadvertently disclose their "hobby" to their unknowing partner... your work address is much more secure, isn't it? Maybe we'll know more from a future episode of "On Call"....

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        re:unknowing partner

        The unusually large rectum may be more of a give-away.

        1. Dr Spork
          Holmes

          Re: re:unknowing partner

          >The unusually large rectum may be more of a give-away.

          They probably weren't expecting it to get so read

          PS Can someone re-label the Holmes icon, please? --->

      2. thomas k

        re: work vs personal

        Wasn't Gmail invented just for this sort of site?

        1. Eddy Ito Silver badge
          Pirate

          Re: re: work vs personal

          Wasn't Gmail invented just for this sort of site?

          Who knows what sexual proclivities lurk in the hearts of politicians? The Google knows.

          Oh! That explains the strong ties between the current administration and the GOOG.

    2. Keith Glass

      The same sort who would use their work addy for AshleyMadison.com.

      In other words, idiots.

      Who now will take it up the @ss, because they like taking it up the @ss. . .

      1. Adam 52 Silver badge

        Or possibly, like Ashley Madison, the sort of person who registers someone else as a prank.

        1. Anonymous Coward
          Anonymous Coward

          I haven't checked my spam folder today but wouldn't be surprised to see a signup for this site. But I think IPBoard actually does email verification, unlike Ashley Madison.

          1. dmacleo

            ipboard allows admin to choose method. can be no method, user signs up and is done.

            can be that with admin approval

            can be email setup where user does email authenticate and can also have admin approval needed on top of that.

    3. FrogsAndChips Bronze badge

      Re: What kind of idiot?

      Or the type of person who judges others based on their sexual inclinations?

    4. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      What kind of idiot would you have to be use a work email address (.mil .gov)?

      Hmm. I don't know. Anyone with a tsa.gov email address could claim it was merely work related..

    5. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      What kind of idiot would you have to be use a work email address (.mil .gov)?

      The kind that can create & use email addresses belonging to other users in your domain.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    That's exactly what huge [security] holes means...

    "Security? Ehrrr, no, there's nothing secure in what we do..."

  6. Chairo
    Devil

    Let me be the first to say it

    What a pain in the ass!

    (Sorry, couldn't resist)

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Headmaster

      Re: Let me be the first to say it

      Why is the donkey in so much pain?

      Sorry, yes now I'm being a pedantic pain in the arse…

      1. Chairo

        Re: Let me be the first to say it

        "Sorry, yes now I'm being a pedantic pain in the arse…"

        Yes, poor animal. Probably hemorrhoids.

        Anyway, as the first poster stated - a bit of a bummer...

    2. Alister Silver badge

      Re: Let me be the first to say it

      You weren't the fist first, sorry

      1. 2460 Something
        Headmaster

        Re: Let me be the first to (be pedantic)

        Check the time stamp.. 2hrs vs 1hr. Remember you can change how comments are viewed, I suspect you only have 'sort comments by thread' (which is the default) so if you reply to a post further up it will push down other threads even if they have an earlier time stamp. If you change it to 'sort comments by oldest' you will see whom bested whom in the timely shenanigans of el reg commentardary ... ...

      2. Alister Silver badge

        Re: Let me be the first to say it

        Okay, he was the first.

  7. kmac499

    Considering their Hobby ( and everyone needs a hobby) I'd be more concerned about cleaning down and sanitizing any shared keyboard and mouse..

  8. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Someone should have offered them a little hand in keeping it up to date.

  9. TeeCee Gold badge
    Coat

    Eh?

    Surely these days the forum of choice for massive arseholes is Twitter?

    1. tirk

      Re: Eh?

      Surely these days the forum of choice for massive arseholes is Twitter?

      Have you checked out BBC "Have Your Say" recently?

  10. frank ly Silver badge
    Coat

    I suppose their cheeks will be red due to blushing now

    Coat: As fast as I can butt with a limp.

  11. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Surely more of a leak than a breach?

  12. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I'm guessing the vulnerability was turned into a large back door.

  13. ar12
    Thumb Up

    Sounds like they forced their way in through the back door.

  14. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Not sure that "Top tips for stretched admins" is the best choice of sponsored link for this article.

  15. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge
    Trollface

    Fist of God!

    Sure looks like a penetration in the Ringworld.

  16. Anonymous Coward
    Coat

    Was it just data that seeped out or was there also a loss of liquid assets?

  17. AbortRetryFail

    Probably going to be some red faeces in their IT department.

  18. anonymous boring coward Silver badge

    Is it too much to ask that El Reg use euphemisms instead of plain speak?

    Just asking..

    1. thomas k

      bunker busting?

      That's the best I can come up with on such short notice.

    2. Rol Silver badge

      Bomb bay mechanics are back to biting their nails!

      Apparently the tried and tested method in preventing people from biting their nails has been outed as some kind of sexual fetish.

      Followers of the "California" technique, where clients regularly apply excreta to alleviate their onychophagy appear to have been targeted by on-line hackers and are fearful that their medical treatment might become more of a social stigma than their nibbled fingers ever were.

      We asked a local spokesman for a comment:-

      "Arghh! Arghh! Ooooo, Arrrgh..."

      Clearly they are in a lot of pain and we as a caring community should come together on this and give them a helping hand.

  19. anonymous boring coward Silver badge

    Guess the penetration was done via a backdoor vulnerability?

    1. Alan J. Wylie Silver badge

      I'm waiting for the breech anal-ysis to be released.

  20. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Warning to potential DevOps people...

    Now would be a good time to fully understand the difference between hyper-divergence and hyper-dilation.

  21. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Well, that's it!

    I'm suing that site fi(r)st thing tomorrow!

    Anonymous, obviously

  22. FuzzyWuzzys Silver badge
    Facepalm

    We elected our governments, I think all our names should be on that list the amount of abuse our rears take day-in, day-out from our glorious leaders!

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