Short Bytes: They got Livestream hacked! The popular live streaming platform Livestream has asked its users to reset the password through a mail. However, Livestream says that the database might have been breached but the hacker might not have access to confidential data of its customers.
The Livestream database holds informal information such as a user’s name, email address, an encrypted version of their password, phone numbers and the customer’s date of birth.
Livestream has avered that the company hadn’t stored any credit card information of the customers or even any confidential details like other payment details on the compromised server. Livestream further adds that the hacker might not be able to decrypt the password as they have been highly encrypted. Still, the company wants its customers to reset their password to avoid any future compromises.
Here is the email by Livestream asking it’s customers to reset their password:
Livestream has partners such as Tesla, The New York Times, and Nasdaq, and over 40 million viewers watching events on its online platform each month. The company has around more than 300,000 registered users as well.
According to some of the Livestream users, it did not put any message over the website about the password reset of which people are disappointed.
So if you are a Livestream user, fossBytes recommends you to go and reset your password without any delay.