(Reuters) – About 100 million Quora users were affected by unauthorized access to one of their systems by a "malicious third party," the knowledge sharing website said Monday.
Account information, including name and e-mail address The address, the encrypted password, and the data imported from linked networks, if they have been authorized by users, could be compromised.
The company claimed to have logged out all Quora users who may have been affected to prevent further damage.
The violation The company found out on Friday that it had no impact on anonymous questions and answers, the company said, adding it also notified law enforcement officials.
"We have retained a leading digital forensics and security company that supports us," he said
The Quora Inc. website was founded in 2009 by D & # 39; Angelo and Charlie Cheever, two former Facebook employees ,