Crowdfunding site Patreon has been hacked


In a note posted last night, Jack Conte, CEO of crowdfunding site Patreon, said personal information of users had been accessed during a security breach. The information, according to Conte, included "registered names, email addresses, posts, and some shipping addresses," as well as some billing addresses added before 2014. No credit card numbers were taken in the breach, and Patreon says that, although accessed, "all passwords, social security numbers, and tax form information" were properly encrypted.

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