When every popular user site is on the hit list of hackers why Quora remains unaffected by the breach. Last week Marriott and Dunkin’ Donuts also got hit by a cyber-attack affecting many of its users and economic loss to them.
Quora, the question-and-answer site got hacked on Friday, compromising 100 million users’ data including account information, such as name, email address, password, and data imported from linked networks, as well as public content and actions.
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There are chances that non-public content could have also been accessed. But anonymously authored questions and answers were not got affected in the breach.
The company will notify its users whose data and sign in passwords are compromised. Quora served approximately 190 million unique visitors a month in 2017. It was also valued at $1.8 billion following a funding round.