“Q&A site Quora says data breach may affect 100 million users”

“Quora, a question-and-answer website founded eight years ago, says it suffered a security breach that compromised the data of as many as 100 million users.

The site, which lets its 300 million members and anonymous users ask and answer questions of each other, discovered Friday that “a malicious third party” gained “unauthorized access to one of our systems,” Quora CEO and co-founder Adam D’Angelo said in a post on Quora.com

Quora is contacting the 100 million users whose data may have been compromised and reset some users’ passwords. The data potentially accessed includes names, email addresses and encrypted passwords, along with questions and answers posted…”


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