Twitch confirms data breach as million-dollar payouts to games streamers leak online

Twitch, the Amazon-owned video game streaming platform, has confirmed it’s been hit by what appears to be an enormous data breach.

Roughly 135 gigabytes of data has been leaked online, revealing not only Twitch‘s source code but also the payout figures for its streamers – amounting to more than a million dollars since 2019 for the most popular accounts.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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