Unauthorized Access to Twitch Accounts

By | March 24th, 2015|Categories: Social Networks|Tags: |

Today users of Twitch received an email telling them that there has been Unauthorized Access to Twitch Accounts - and that people are to reset their passwords. At first users might be concerned that its a fake email from Twitch or that just their own account was hacked but no, its seems all users got this email.  And worse still it maybe that sensitive information such as credit card numbers, and other personal information has been obtained. Unauthorized Access to Twitch Accounts We are writing to let you know that there may have been unauthorized access to some of your Twitch user account information, including possibly your Twitch username and associated email address, your password, the last IP address you logged in from, and any of the following if you provided it to us: first and last name, phone number, address, and date of birth. While we store passwords in a cryptographically protected form, we believe it’s possible that your password could have been captured in clear text by malicious code when you logged into our site on March 3rd. For [...]