Twitch Glitch Exposed Some Users’ Private Messages
Catalin Cimpanu reports:
Twitch is warning users of a bug in one of its recently retired features that may have exposed some of their messages to other users.
“On May 5, 2018, Twitch removed a legacy feature called Messages and provided users the ability to download an archive of past messages,” the game streaming company informed users via emails last week.
“Due to a bug in the code that generated the message archive files, which we have since fixed, a small percentage of messages were included in the wrong archives,” Twitch added. “As a result, some users who downloaded their message bundle may have one or more of your messages in their archive.”
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