Game streaming website, Twitch, has sent out an email to its massive userbase, announcing that the service has suffered a security breach. Some personal accounts have been affected more than others, but just to be safe, the service has reset the passwords of every registered account.
“We are writing to let you know that there may have been unauthorised access to some Twitch user account information,” stated a Twitch notice.
“For your protection, we have expired passwords and stream keys and have disconnected accounts from Twitter and YouTube. As a result, you will be prompted to create a new password the next time you attempt to log into your Twitch account.”
“We also recommend that you change your password at any website where you use the same or a similar password.
“We will communicate directly with affected users with additional details.”
It’s probably best to take two minutes out of your day and resolve this issue, and again, try and come up with another password that you won’t forget in a week or two.
Tell us, do you use Twitch to stream gameplay on a regular basis, or would you use Twitch primarily to check out a game, chill out, or to learn some new skills from professional gamers?