Emma Best, co-founder of Distributed Denial of Secrets, a non-profit that itself has published hacktivist data, said researchers could be poring over the Epik leaks for months for clues into how different people and far-right organizations are linked.
Epik said in a statement last week that it had
“deployed multiple cyber security teams
” to remediate the breach
. 会社, which is based in the Seattle area
, tried to assure customers that
“our highest priority will always be your security and privacy.
Troy Hunt, an Australian cybersecurity consultant, said numerous people who are not Epik customers also had their data compromised in the hack. That’s because Epik has apparently been collecting third-party data that is publicly available on the internet, according to Hunt.
ハント, who runs a service that informs people if their email addresses have been exposed in data breaches, told CNN that about 100,000 of his subscribers had been affected by the Epik hack.
“It’s a very salacious, messy situation,” Hunt said. “Amongst all this, there’s a whole bunch of people” who still haven’t been notified that their information was compromised, 彼が追加した.
Epik did not respond to CNN’s request for comment on Tuesday evening.