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Quora Security Breach Affected 100 Million Users

14 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Considering that a lot of websites these days require us to submit personal information when signing up for a service, like our names, email address, date of birth, and sometimes more, this is a treasure trove for hackers who will then be able to resell that information on the dark web, or use it for other nefarious purposes. This also means that no website is truly safe from such hacks, and unfortunately it looks like Quora is the latest victim. If you've ever put in a question on Google before, chances are you might have stumbled across Quora which allows users to submit questions and...
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100 million Quora users data exposed in major breach

100 million Quora users data exposed in major breach

14 days ago   |   By Beta News

Question and answer site Quora has revealed that its user data has been compromised as a result of unauthorized access to its systems by a 'malicious third party'. The breach occurred on Friday and Quora is still investigating the causes. It has taken the step of logging out all users who may have been affected and forcing them to reset their passwords. It also says it will continue to make security improvements. It's believed the leak may have exposed data from social networks like Facebook and Twitter if users chose to link these to their Quora accounts. Quora has more...
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Quora reveals data breach that may have impacted 100 million users

Quora reveals data breach that may have impacted 100 million users

14 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

Quora has revealed that "some user data" was compromised following "unauthorized access" to one of it systems, impacting up to 100 million users.
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