Interactive Twitch live streaming platform she admitted that it was hacked after an anonymous hacker posted the source code of the platform on 4chan.
Amazon-owned Twitch said it was trying to determine the extent of the attack, adding that the data was revealed, “due to an error in changing the configuration of the Twitch server, which was later accessed by a malicious third party.”
“At this time, we have no indication that the login details have been disclosed,” Twitch said in the post published yesterday. “In addition, Twitch does not store full credit card numbers, so whole credit card numbers are not disclosed.”
The hacker wrote that the reason for publishing the information was the desire to disrupt the work of services, but also to encourage greater competition from such services, because “their community is a disgusting poison pit”.
The incident was first reported by the Video Games Chronicle, which said Twitch learned of the October 4 data leak.
The leaked data is marked as the “first part”, which indicates that there could be many more.
The leaked 126GB Torrent data reportedly contains the entire Twitch source code with a history dating back to the beginnings of the service, SDKs and internal AWS services used by Twitch, an unpublished Steam competitor called Vapor from Amazon Game Studios, the author’s revenue reports from 2019 .by 2021, Twitch clients for mobile, desktop and console and more.
Although there are no passwords among the leaked data, users are advises to change passwords and include two-factor authentication as additional account protection.
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