Reddit data breach: Hacker intercepted authentication SMS to access database

Reddit data breach: Hacker intercepted authentication SMS to access database

Reddit data breach: Hacker intercepted authentication SMS to access database

Social media platform Reddit announced on Wednesday that it had suffered a data breach after a hacker gained access to a database that contained personal details of users. Even though the database was protected by two-factor authentication, the hacker found his way in by intercepting authentication SMSes that were sent to employees' accounts with cloud and source code hosting providers.

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