Online Crowdfunding website KickStarter is to be the latest high-profile website reporting security breach. KickStarter became aware of the breach, after receiving a notification from Law enforcement.
Hackers breached their website( kickstarter.com) and gained access to the user's information including usernames, encrypted passwords, email IDs and phone numbers. The company says there is No Credit card data compromised in this breach.
Even though the password is encrypted one, we aware the fact that attackers with enough computing power can easily crack those passwords.
The company informs that two accounts have been accessed by hackers so far. All users are recommended to change their password immediately for the KickStarter website.
If you are using the same password in any other websites(most of us do), you are also advised to reset the password there also.
"We’re incredibly sorry that this happened. We set a very high bar for how we serve our community, and this incident is frustrating and upsetting." the company apologizes in their blog post.