First it was Marriott, now Quora has been Hacked…

Quora Hacked, 100 Million Users’ Data Exposed

100 million Quora users may have had their data accessed by an unauthorized third party. Quora is actively investigating the incident, and has already taken steps to improve its security.

What happened

On Friday we discovered that some user data was compromised by a third party who gained unauthorized access to one of our systems. We’re still investigating the precise causes and in addition to the work being conducted by our internal security teams, we have retained a leading digital forensics and security firm to assist us. We have also notified law enforcement officials.

While the investigation is still ongoing, we have already taken steps to contain the incident, and our efforts to protect our users and prevent this type of incident from happening in the future are our top priority as a company.

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