Patreon was hacked, personal data accessed

October 1, 2015

Patreon, a service that makes it easy to financially back creators, has been hacked and some personal data was breached.

According to an email sent to users, the service found unauthorized access to a database containing full names, email addresses and shipping addresses.

The company also found that encrypted social security numbers and passwords were accessed, but claims they’re securely hashed and couldn’t be read.

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