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news-highlightsSecurity Expert On: Popular MangaDex Site Shuts Due To Cyberattack

Security Experts On: Popular MangaDex Site Shuts Down Due To Cyberattack

News Highlights

March 23, 2021

Security Experts On: Popular MangaDex Site Shuts Down Due To Cyberattack


Manga scanlation giant MangaDex has been temporarily shut down after suffering a cyberattack and having its source code stolen. MangaDex is one of the largest manga scanlation (scanned translations) sites where visitors can read manga comics online for free. According to SimilarWeb, MangaDex is the 179th most frequently visited site on the web, with over 76 million visitors per month.

isBuzzNews covered the cyberattack on MangaDex.

K2’s VP, Tim Chiu was tapped for commentary on the attack on MangaDex.

Click here to read more about the attack on MangaDex and K2’s commentary.

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