Quora discloses data breach affecting 100 million users

 

Source: Taylor Telford & Hamza Shaban, Washington Post ( Paid Registration )

Quora, a widely used question-and-answer website, announced that a “malicious third party” had compromised the account information of 100 million users.

Names, email addresses and encrypted passwords were among the compromised information, Quora chief executive Adam D’Angelo said in a blog post about the security breach, as well as personal activity on the website and “data imported from linked networks,” such as Facebook and Twitter.

 

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