Another breach of the year 2021 is the Twitch Data Leak which comprises 125GB of company data as well as the platform8217s source code. An anonymous member on 4chan leaked the data on October 6 2021.
Twitch confirmed the incident on Twitter yesterday following the release of the data. Twitch has not revealed any information about the incident such as how such sensitive information was stolen by the hacker.
We can confirm a breach has taken place. Our teams are working with urgency to understand the extent of this. We will update the community as soon as additional information is available. Thank you for bearing with us.
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The leak include the whole source code of the Twitch platform with commit history Twitch client source code Twitch-owned properties such as IGDB and curseForge Twitch SOC internal red teaming tools used to improve platform security and an unpublished Steam competitor from Amazon Game Studios.