Hackers breach Quora to steal 100 million user accounts – if you were logged out, change your password now!

December 4, 2018

Question-and-answer website Quora has issued an urgent warning to 100 million of its users, notifying them that hackers now have their data as a result of a breach.

“We are writing to let you know that we recently discovered that some user data was compromised as a result of unauthorized access to our systems by a malicious third party,” reads the email, signed The Quora Team. “We are very sorry for any concern or inconvenience this may cause. We are working rapidly to investigate the situation further and take the appropriate steps to prevent such incidents in the future.”

Quora says it discovered the breach Friday and has since enlisted the help of leading digital forensics and security experts to get to the bottom of the issue. It has also notified authorities of the breach.

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