It is possible that for many, the torrent portal 1337x is not very well known, but the reality is that we are talking about one of the ten most important portals during this year that we will soon leave behind, and also one of the ones that had the most traffic since it occupied 1,200 in the Alexa ranking.
However, during the past week, it faced a redesign process that has not turned out well and has ended up generating an unresolved vulnerability, which in turn has caused a scare of a good part of the most important moderators and users of the portal.
In summary, the vulnerability directly affects the comment system and allows user accounts to be hijacked when a comment is replied to. The attackers have subsequently proceeded to publish spam messages with the stolen accounts.
When they tried to contact the owner of the site, the only one who has access to the source code and can therefore solve the problem, they did not get a response and therefore decided to leave it directly.
After this fright, the owner of the site showed his face and commented that not only is there no security hole, but they are also working on implementing new functions that will be available soon.