Quora Breach Hits 100 Million Users

Quora has become the latest big-name tech firm to suffer a major data breach, after revealing that personal information on 100 million users may have been compromised. The question-and-answer website said it discovered unauthorized access by a malicious third party on Friday, and is currently investigating the exact cause of the incident in concert with a digital forensics firm and law enforcement. The potentially compromised information includes account info such as names, email addresses and encrypted passwords, as well as data imported by users from linked networks. Other data that may have been breached includes public content and actions — like questions, answers, comments and upvotes — and non-public content like answer requests, downvotes and direct messages. “Questions and answers that were written anonymously are not affected by this breach as we do not store the identities of people who post anonymous content,” the firm clarified.

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