Twitch Confirms Hack Attack With Stolen Source And Payments To Streamers

Streaming platform Twitch has officially confirmed the recent hack. Security officers are now investigating the problem. Today, October 6, information about a large leak of internal documents and Twitch sources has spread on the Internet. The hacker posted “First part” stolen data on October 1 on 4chan.

Source: The Verge

Source: The Verge

“We are confirming the hack. Our team is working diligently to assess the damage. We will notify you as soon as additional information becomes available. Thank you for your patience”– said the official account of the company on Twitter.

The leaked materials revealed the Twitch source code, SDK and AWS services of the platform, internal admin tools, and files associated with Amazon’s Vapor game store. Also, data on payments to popular streamers from 2019 to 2021 was stolen.

The Verge portal notedthat the published files do not contain user data, their passwords or personal information. It is not yet known what other data the hacker has, who called the Twitch community. “Toxic disgusting trash heap”… It is reported that after discovering the hack, the company asked some users to change passwords for their accounts.

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