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Timehop Service Suffers Data Breach Affecting 21 Million Users

10 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

The company behind social media app Timehop has revealed its servers suffered a data breach in which the personal details of around 21 million users was stolen.
The company, whose service integrates with users' social media accounts to display photos and memories they may have forgotten about, said it became aware of the attack as it was happening in the early hours of July 4.
In a statement published on Saturday, the company said it was able to shut down its cloud servers two hours and twenty minutes into the attack, but not before a significant number of users' data was stolen.
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Timehop hacked: users advised to take urgent steps to protect their cellphone numbers

Timehop hacked: users advised to take urgent steps to protect their cellphone numbers

10 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Timehop, an app which resurfaces memories from your past social media posts, says that it has been hacked. Names, email addresses and phone numbers have been obtained, and the company urges users to take urgent steps to protect their cellphone numbers...
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Hacked: Timehop database breach exposed details of 21 million users

Hacked: Timehop database breach exposed details of 21 million users

10 days ago   |   By Beta News

Timehop - the social network for those who like to reminisce - has revealed that it fell victim to a security breach on Independence Day. The attacker managed to access an internal database stole the personal data of 21 million users from Timehop's Cloud Computing Environment. The vast majority of those affected by the "security incident" had their names and usernames exposed, but for nearly a quarter of them - 4.7 million - phone numbers were also exposed. The hacker also took access tokens which could be used to view users' posts. See also: Gentoo...
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