Twitch says no user passwords or card numbers have been compromised.

In connection with the massive security breach that was recently revealed, Twitch has released a formal statement assuring that no passwords or payment card numbers were stolen or leaked online.

Anonymous leaks Twitch source code and business data on 4chan

At this time, there is no indication that any login information has been leaked. Additionally, no credit card numbers are stored on Twitch, so the full credit card number has not been compromised

As a result of this incident, we have reset all stream keys.

Customers who stream on the site will likely need to obtain a new key from Twitch’s profile backend.

https://blog.twitch.tv/en/2021/10/06/updates-on-the-twitch-security-incident/

The Amazon subsidiary said it is investigating the breach, but believes the intrusion occurred because of “an error in changing Twitch’s server configuration, which was subsequently accessed by a malicious third party.

That third party collected data from Twitch’s backend system and published “Part 1” via a Torrent file shared on 4chan.

The trove of data downloaded and analyzed by The Record included source code for the Twitch.tv portal, backend applications and programming libraries, unreleased projects, security and user management tools, as well as details on payments to all Twitch users participating in the company’s creator program. It also included details about payments to all Twitch users participating in the company’s creator program.

Anonymous has promised to release more data, but has not said when

The company said it leaked the data in response to Twitch’s poor handling of the “hate raid,” a bot attack that hurled abusive language into top streamers’ chats.

Twitch’s explanation is consistent with what Thomas Shadwell, who founded Twitch’s security team in 2014, said in an interview with ISMG, suggesting that Twitch developers use security keys to authenticate and that employee accounts may have been compromised rather than This is consistent with what Thomas Shadwell said in an interview with ISMG, suggesting that Twitch developers use security keys to authenticate, and that the leak may have been caused by a server issue rather than a breach of employee accounts.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.