A vulnerability in a web-based graphics system led to a breach of The Wall Street Journal?s network by a hacker, the newspaper acknowledged late Tuesday.
The system was taken offline, and the intrusion did not affect customers or customers? data, according to a story published by the paper.
A hacker going by the handle ?w0rm? posted a screenshot on Twitter on Tuesday showing a database from the newspaper. W0rm offered to sell the data for 1 bitcoin, or about US$620.