Quora Hacked: 100 Million Users Data Is HackedDecember 5, 2018Cyber Security
Question and Answer website Quora has been hacked, and the names and email addresses of more than 100 million users are compromised. The encrypted passwords and questions that people asked were included in Quora data Breach.
The US-based firm acknowledged the breach last Friday but didn’t make it public till the weekend.
This delay is longer than the usual where there is a duty on each organisations operating in the EU that in case of any breach organisations have to inform authorities about the breach within 72 hours as per GDPR.
Quora said they are listing the types of information which are accessed and in the process of notifying the users whose data has been compromised.
Quora mentioned that it would update affected users “with relevant details via email” and other people with concerns to read the security update FAQ.