Timehop says hack impacted more than 21 million users
From Timehop, part of their security incident notice on their site:
On July 4, 2018, Timehop experienced a network intrusion that led to a breach of some of your data. We learned of the breach while it was still in progress, and were able to interrupt it, but data was taken. While our investigation into this incident (and the possibility of any earlier ones that may have occurred) continues, we are writing to provide our users and partners with all the relevant information as quickly as possible.
We commit to transparency about this incident, and this document is part of our providing all our users and partners with the information they need to understand what happened, what we did, how we did it, and how we are working to ensure it never happens again
- Some data was breached. These include names, email addresses, and some phone numbers. This affects some 21 million of our users. No private/direct messages, financial data, or social media or photo content, or Timehop data including streaks were affected.
To reiterate: none of your “memories” – the social media posts & photos that Timehop stores – were accessed.
Keys that let Timehop read and show you your social media posts (but not private messages) were also compromised. We have deactivated these keys so they can no longer be used by anyone – so you’ll have to re-authenticate to our App.
- If you have noticed any content not loading, it is because Timehop deactivated these proactively.
- We have no evidence that any accounts were accessed without authorization.
Read the full notification here.
h/t, The Hacker News.