Twitch has responded to reviews {that a} huge knowledge leak has occurred, confirming that such a leak did, in reality, occur. 

VideoGamesChronicle first reported that an nameless hacker posted a 125GB hyperlink to 4chan earlier immediately stuffed with person data, payout quantities, supply code, proprietary providers, and extra. The publication verified that these information posted on 4chan have been downloadable, and it acquired phrase from an “anonymous company” that the information have been legit. Nonetheless, with out official phrase from Twitch, it wasn’t confirmed. 

Now, Twitch has confirmed that the leak is actual, which suggests the private knowledge of thousands and thousands is on the market obtainable for obtain. In line with VGC, all of Twitch’s supply code was leaked, together with remark historical past “going back to its early beginnings.” Moreover, streamer payout numbers from 2019 have been leaked, as have been Twitch’s personal inner safety instruments, proprietary providers, and extra. 

Mainly, all of Twitch has been leaked. When you’re studying this and have a Twitch account, now could be a good time to vary your password and allow two-factor authorization. 

On the time of this writing, Twitch has solely made that one tweet in response to this leak, though it does say that it’s going to replace the neighborhood when extra data is made obtainable. In line with VGC, the leaker said that this 125GB leak is the primary a part of extra content material they’ve deliberate to leak, though they didn’t say what the extra content material is and when it could be launched.  

[Source: VGC, Twitch]

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