Cyber ​​attack on Quora, data of about 10 million people stolen

Quora data hack

 
The questioning website Quora has recently suffered from cyber attacks in which data of about 10 million people has been stolen. Quora’s CEO Adam Di Angelo wrote a blog post. In this post, he told that hackers reached their system and steal people’s data. The company had detected the cyber attack on November 30 after which the matter was started.
 
CEO Adam Di Angelo said that our internal security team is working on this. And our team informs the people via email whose accounts have been affected.
Cyber ​​attack on Quora, data of about 10 million people stolen
 

What type of information did hackers steal?

  • Account Information: Name, Email Address, Encrypted Password.
  • Public Content and Action: Questions, Answers, Comments, and Upvotes.
  • Non-Public Content and Action: Answers Request, Downvotes, and Direct Messages

How Quora users to avoid data theft

According to the company, Quora users change their account password to avoid such data theft. Apart from this, users can also delete their accounts. But while deleting the account, keep in mind that it takes 14 days for the account to be deleted. If you have logged in again this time, your account will be activated again.

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