Massive Twitch leak reveals the site’s source code, Amazon’s Steam competitor, and so much more

The entirety of Twitch has been dumped on the internet as a part of what appears to be a massive leak. A developer took to Twitter earlier today to share the information about this leak after an anonymous hacker posted about on 4chan. We are looking at 125GB of data shared through torrent, so it is indeed massive.
As confirmed by VGC, the files are publicly available to download just like the hacker described. According to the hacker, the leak is intended to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space“. An anonymous company source confirmed to VGC that the leak is legitimate.
https://t.co/7vTDeRA9vt got leaked. Like, the entire website; Source code with comments for the website and various console/phone versions, refrences to an unreleased steam competitor, payouts, encrypted passwords that kinda thing.
— Sinoc (@Sinoc229) October 6, 2021

Twitch has confirmed that a breach has indeed taken place, but their wordings do not shed light on the veracity …

Written By: Karthik Iyer

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/massive-twitch-leak-reveals-source-code-amazon-steam-competitor-more/

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