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Twitch stitch-up: Gaming vid streamers in data breach hack alert

lglethal Silver badge
Facepalm

Wouldnt have helped...

If you read the article (and some other articles I've read seem to confirm this), then you'll see that the hackers took over the login webpages. Thus the passwords were grabbed before they were encrypted, similar to if someone had a keylogger installed on your computer.

From the details I read on a different website (but dont take this as confirmation) it seems that the hackers had the website under control for 1 day (March 3rd), but until some more details come out, that might turn out to be an underestimate...

Still, annoying for those people who use Twitch...

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