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Hacked: Timehop database breach exposed details of 21 million users

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Timehop — the social network for those who like to reminisce — has revealed that it fell victim to a security breach on Independence Day. The attacker managed to access an internal database stole the personal data of 21 million users from Timehop’s Cloud Computing Environment. The vast majority of those affected by the “security incident” (as Timehop refers to it) had their names and usernames exposed, but for nearly a quarter of them — 4.7 million — phone numbers were also exposed. The hacker also took access tokens which could be used to view users’ posts. See also: Gentoo… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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