BeatStars discloses security breach in Twitter live stream

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

BeatStars, a marketplace for selling music production beats, has disclosed a security breach today. In a Periscope live stream shared on Twitter, Abe Batshon, BeatStars CEO revealed that the mysterious cause of the site’s downtime on Monday was an unauthorized access of its servers.

“Last night we’ve seen very unusual behavior with someone trying to enter into our servers, trying to access the database, trying to run code,” Batshon said during the live stream on Tuesday, December 4.

Read more on ZDNet. I watched that stream on Twitter and it was really painful to watch Batshon talk about how he felt about what happened. For those who value transparency, his very down-to-earth disclosures about what happened and their response is admirable.

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