Stack Overflow confirms breach

Stack Overflow, the developer knowledge sharing site has disclosed a security breach.

Stack Overflow announced over the weekend that hackers had gained access to its internal network, however customer data has not been affected.

Mary Ferguson, vice president of engineer stated:

“We have confirmed that some level of production access was gained on May 11.

“We discovered and investigated the extent of the access and are addressing all known vulnerabilities. We have not identified any breach of customer or user data.”

An investigation into the breach is ongoing. Ferguson added that once the investigation is concluded more information will be provided.

“Our customers’ and users’ security is of the utmost importance to us,” Ferguson added.


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