Reddit Hacked, Refuses to Disclose Scale of Breach

Popular social media site Reddit recently admitted to being breached last June by hackers who reportedly used compromised employee accounts to access databases and logs.

The site, where users can post controversial content and comments, thrives on the anonymity of users. However, Reddit said that hackers were able to obtain usernames and corresponding email addresses – information that can be used to link activity on the site to real identities.

The site, which assured that they will be notifying the users via their inboxes on the site, has been criticized by experts such as Troy Hunt for its decision not to alert those impacted by the potentially much larger breach.


Source: BBC

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