Kickstarter data breach
By Greg Kumparak
These days, it really seems we can’t go a week without some big site getting hacked. The latest target? Kickstarter.
Kickstarter announced on its blog (and via an email sent to customers) that hackers had found their way into certain parts of their database.
The good news: No credit card information was accessed — and even if it somehow would’ve been, Kickstarter doesn’t store full credit card numbers.
“Entities like Kickstarter ought to look at the financial and healthcare sectors for data security risk assessment tools and monitoring processes, otherwise such breaches will be considered normal and not news.”
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