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Zendesk Security Breach Affecting Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest

   
5:58 pm on Feb 22, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Customer service software provider Zendesk announced a security breach that allowed attackers into its system, where they could access data from three customers this week. Wired learned those three clients were Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr.

Zendesk Security Breach Affecting Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest [wired.com]
The San Francisco-based company announced the breach in a blog post published early Thursday night. Tumblr notified affected users in an email at approximately 6:35 p.m. PST; Twitter and Pinterest are expected to do so shortly. Zendesk declined to comment beyond its blog post, titled, appropriately, “We’ve been hacked.”
6:13 pm on Feb 25, 2013 (gmt 0)

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I received a "re-assuring" email from Pinterest about this. My relationship with Pinterest isn't even as a member, but a regular DMCA complainant.