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The usernames and phone s for 4. A website called SnapchatDB released the data but censored the last two digits of the phone s.
It has since been taken offline but a cached version is still available. The hack comes days after an Australian firm, Gibson Security, warned of vulnerabilities in Snapchat's app which it said could be exploited by hackers.
Gibson Security said it was not involved in the hack: "We know nothing about SnapchatDB, but it was a matter of time till something like that happened," the firm tweeted. The hackers behind the website that published the data said they had exploited the security flaw highlighted by Gibson Security.
Snapchat has grown in popularity as an app that allows people to share pictures, safe in the knowledge they delete themselves after being viewed. It has a feature called Find Friends, which allows users to their address book contacts to help find friends who are also using the service.
In its report published on 25 December, Gibson Security warned that a vulnerability on the Snapchat app could be used to reveal the phone s of users. The firm said it had first warned Snapchat about this four months ago, adding that "nothing had been really been improved upon".
Gibson claimed that it had been able to crunch through ten thousand phone s of Snapchat users "in approximately 7 minutes on a gigabit line on a virtual server". In response to the Gibson report, Snapchat acknowledged a potential vulnerability but said it had taken measures to protect user data.
We recently added additional counter-measures and continue to make improvements to combat spam and abuse. However, the hackers behind the SnapchatDB, the site that published the phone s, said the measures were not strong enough.
It is still possible to scrape this data on a large scale," they claimed. Snapchat hack secretly saves images. Snapchat files for restraining order. Snapchat photo recovery 'possible'. Stronger safeguards? View comments. Related Topics. Companies Social media. More on this story. Published 15 October Published 10 December Published 13 MaySnapchats leaked names
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