Twitch supply code, creator earnings uncovered in 125GB leak


Stay video broadcasting service Twitch has been hit by an enormous hack that uncovered 125GB of the corporate’s information. In a 4chan thread posted (and eliminated) Wednesday, an nameless person shared a torrent file of the information dump. The dump accommodates the corporate’s supply code and particulars of cash earned by Twitch creators.

Twitch admits to breach however is uncertain of the “extent”

In a 4chan publish seen by Ars at this time, an nameless person claimed to leak 125GB of information lifted from 6,000 inner Twitch Git repositories. The discussion board poster mocked Amazon’s acquisition of Twitch, writing, “Jeff Bezos paid $970 million for this, we’re giving it away FOR FREE.”

The hacker wrote that the aim of the leak was to trigger disruption and promote competitors amongst video streaming platforms. The hacker additional mentioned that Twitch’s “neighborhood is a disgusting, poisonous cesspool.”

Twitch has admitted to the breach however has not responded to Ars’ questions. It seems that even Twitch is not conscious of the total extent of the breach, as the corporate remains to be understanding the small print:


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