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Reddit discloses hack, says SMS intercept allowed attackers to skirt 2FA protections

August 2, 2018

Reddit, one of the largest websites on the internet, announced on Wednesday that someone was able to compromise staff accounts at their cloud and source code hosting providers, leaving backups, source code, and various logs exposed.

As a result, they are notifying some users who maintained accounts on the website prior to 2007, as their accounts were impacted.

In a post on the website, one of Reddit’s founding engineers said the incident was discovered on June 19.

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