Kickstarter hacked, suggests you change your password immediately

By Owen Williams

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Kickstarter announced today on its blog that it has been hacked, after the company was advised by law enforcement that hackers had gained private customer information on Wednesday night this week.

While the company says that no credit card information was accessed by hackers, it is advising all users of the service to reset their password immediately and ensure that any other accounts that use the same password are changed as soon as possible.

Unfortunately, other personal information including email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers and encrypted passwords were compromised in the attack. A Kickstarter staff member said on HackerNews …read more

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