Twitch hacked, source code and creator payout information leaked online

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Anonymous party published link to data via 4Chan on Wednesday

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Streaming website Twitch has been attacked by an anonymous hacker, and sensitive data pertaining to several areas of the site and its users has been shared online.

The hacker shared a 125gb torrent link to 4Chan on Wednesday, as reported by VGC. The purpose of the leak was to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space”, as “their community is a disgusting toxic cesspool.”

An anonymous company source told VGC that the leak is legitimate, and that Twitch is aware of the security breach.

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