Hacker Leaks the Entirety of Video Gaming Giant Twitch, Including Platform Source Code
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An anonymous hacker claims to have leaked the entirety of video live-gaming giant Twitch and has posted a 125GB torrent link of the leak to 4chan. They say they intend to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space” because “their community is a disgusting toxic cesspool.”
One anonymous Twitch source said that the leaked data is legitimate, including the source code for the Amazon-owned streaming platform. Some Twitch users who have examined the leak say it includes encrypted passwords and recommended that users enable two-factor authentication to be safe.
The torrent also reportedly includes Unity code for a game called Vapeworld, which appears to be chat software based on Amazon’s unreleased Steam competitor Vapor. The leak also shows that popular streamers such as Shroud, Nickmercs, and DrLupo have earned millions from working with the popular streaming platform. The hacker said that this is just the first part of the content due to be leaked but hasn’…