Hackers are selling thousands of Disney + accounts on the black market after launching streaming service errors.
Hacked accounts have appeared on the dark web as low as $ 3 to pop – less than half the $ 6.99 monthly price of Disney + subscription – a week from the start of the site since November 12, says multi-news reports.
While some combinations of username and passwords may have been taken by some viewers from other sites, many people say that their login credentials have been stolen uniquely for Disney +, according to the BBC and the ZDNet news sites.
Disney fans + complained about hacked on Twitter last week among other gripes regarding technical glitches and poor customer service.
“2 days in and my @disneyplus the account was already broken and stolen! ”Jack Steen he said on Twitter. “And the hack is so simple to do.”
Disney said that the attacks were due to security issues affecting other companies, as he had not seen any breach of the new service. The company usually locked users' accounts and asks them to reset their passwords if their systems cause suspicious logging activity, he said.
“Disney is very serious about the privacy and data security of our users and there is no indication of a Disney + security breach,” the company said in a statement.
The financiers may have tapped some logging credentials from other data leakage and added others from users “malware infected by highlighting or stealing information,” according to ZDNet, who were originally to sell hacked account to reveal.
Disney said that his response to Netflix responded to expectations by raising 10 million subscribers in its first day despite the technical difficulties, which the company placed on high demand. Disney's catalog includes content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and the Star Wars franchise.