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Twitch hacked: source code, passwords and salaries of many influencers revealed

Twitch hacked: source code, passwords and salaries of many influencers revealed

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Twitch, an online streaming site, is facing a major data leak. This hack was reported by an anonymous user of the 4Chan forum, who released the 135GB file for proof on Wednesday morning.

4 The online streaming site Twitch has been hacked, according to an anonymous user of the Chan forum. It is based on a file containing the site’s source code and its applications, the amount paid to content creators, tools used to improve site security, and data on projects under development.

The hacker (s) were responsible for “improving the tweet” for the attack, which they consider to be “toxic”, referring to the keyword “DoBetterTwitch” in the forum.

The entire file is currently being scanned.

Twitch has a big leak of a lot of things, including their monthly payments to streamers.

Here are some notable ones (Note: This total is the amount they pay directly from Twitch, so it includes donations, sponsors, merch, etc.) pic.twitter.com/wDG0JkJuCx

– Know something (ஸ் Nose0Mathing) October 6, 2021

Some well-known French steamers appear on the list. This is the case with Squeezie or Locklear and Zerator. The latter confirmed the authenticity of this list in a book on social networks, thanks to the French Twitter reaction Twitch – 1.4 million euros.

We know that money attracts in France because I rarely get many tips and messages when it comes to obscure area than creators on the internet. Look at the discussion that happened to everyone when Twitch changed their rules. Three: https://t.co/67Qo9RX2lf

– ZeratoR (ZeratoR) October 6, 2021

Users may also be victims of hacking

Twitch user passwords may be part of this massive leak. The video site owned by Amazon is used daily by one million French people. Users are now advised to change their passwords. Enabling two-step authentication is also recommended.

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