Twitch blame their data breach on a server configuration error

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Twitch on Wednesday confirmed what appears to be a large data breach, pointing to an “error in a Twitch server configuration change” that exposed some data to the internet. The leaked data allegedly includes the Amazon-owned streaming platform’s source code, reports on creator payouts and details about an unreleased Steam competitor from Amazon Game Studios

An anonymous hacker on Wednesday posted a 125GB torrent containing the information to the 4chan message board, as earlier reported by Video Games Chronicle. The publication said an anonymous company source confirmed the leaked data is legitimate. The Verge also reported that it was able to confirm the leak

  • Source: CNet
  • October 8, 2021
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