Twitch leak: Payout list of top earners appears on 4chan – data breach and password advice explained


Twitch users have been urged to reset their passwords after a data breach saw a list of payouts made to top creators leaked.

The leak, which detailed users’ earnings made on the streaming platform, was posted by an anonymous hacker on the messaging service 4chan.

Amazon owned Twitch confirmed the security breach in a statement in which a spokesperson said the company was working on understanding how it happened.