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No passwords were exposed in the livestreaming service’s recent , according to the company. In on the incident, Twitch said it’s confident systems that store hashed login credentials weren’t accessed, nor were ACH/banking details. Twitch previously noted it doesn’t store full credit card numbers.

After reviewing information in the exposed files, Twitch says the breach “only affected a small fraction of users and the customer impact is minimal.” The leaked information mostly contained source code repository documents and a subset of payout details for streamers.

Twitch that someone was able to gain access to its servers due to a configuration change error. It fixed the issue and took measures to shore up its systems. “We take our responsibility to protect your data very seriously,” Twitch wrote. “We have taken steps to further secure our service, and we apologize to our community.”

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