Twitch says no passwords were leaked in massive breach

Twitch has shared an update on its recent breach

Twitch has revealed no account passwords got leaked in its recent security breach.

Accounts are safe

In a blog post yesterday, the live streaming platform reassured that no account login details got exposed in the major security breach last week. Twitch said it's confident that the systems that login credentials, which are hashed with bcrypt, weren't accessed. Full credit card numbers are not stored by Twitch, so full credit card numbers were not exposed.

What was exposed?

"The exposed data primarily contained documents from Twitch's source code repository, as well as a subset of creator payout data. We've undergone a thorough review of the information included in the files exposed and are confident that it only affected a small fraction of users and the customer impact is minimal. We are contacting those who have been impacted directly," the company said. 

Focus on revenue

After an anonymous hacker leaked Twitch’s source code in a 128GB file posted on October 6th, everyone’s attention instantly was focused on the top creator payouts that went back all the way to 2019. Since the breach, Twitch has undergone a review of the information and took action quickly to fix the configuration issue and secure their systems.

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