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Quora data breach: The industry reacts

December 6, 2018

Via: TechRadar

The question-and-answer website Quora announced on Monday the company had suffered a major cyber attack, resulting in the names, email addresses, encrypted passwords, user account settings and IP addresses of 100 million of its customers to be compromised.

It is reported that public actions and content including questions, answers, comments and blog posts were also accessed.

Law enforcement has also been notified, but the company has since stated the incident had been “contained” and it is believed that Quora users who had contributed data to the platform anonymously are not affected as the company does not collect identity information for those users that post anonymously.

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