Discord is plagued by hackers and users say the company doesn’t care

Robert Locklear reports:

If you use the popular chatting platform Discord, in recent months, you may have been duped by a link from someone you thought was a friend.

If you clicked, there’s a decent chance you are still locked out of your account.


Edward’s hack came from a friend in a mutual server for school. As a Computer Science major, he says receiving a request from a classmate wanting help testing a game wasn’t out of the ordinary. The innocent-looking link from his friend’s hijacked account cost Edward his.

“When you try to log in, it steals your credentials,” Edward said. “And then it also steals your session so that it can change two-factor authentication so you can’t get back into the account.”

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