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Timehop’s data breach included more personal user information than originally announced

The Verge
Timehop’s data breach included more personal user information than originally announced

Timehop’s July 4th data breach was even worse than the company originally reported. More personal user data — including users’ dates of birth and genders — was compromised, according to a report from TechCrunch. An update to Timehop’s report confirms the additional breach. However, the company points out that while 21 million accounts were affected, not all accounts were compromised equally. For example, only 3.3 million accounts had the entirety of their name, email, phone, and date of birth taken, while the full 21 million accounts had at least their names leaked. Timehop is reassuring users that even though their personal data may have been stolen, the company is positive that users’ content