Can't Chat, Stream or Watch Twitch.TV? You'll Need To Change Your Passwords
Ah Twitch.TV you really are a pleasure pain experience. This weekend was chock full of pain as users were reporting wrong users names were appearing when chatting. At first instance it looked like Twitch had been hacked but this wasnt the case. Still when chatting undersomeone elses name is a bit of a cause for concern.
Twitch TV Site Outage: Passwords and Stream Keys Reset
TL;DR: DON’T PANIC – We were not hacked. Our web CDN made a requested change without obeying our caching ruleset, which resulted in some caching that had a (very, very) slim probability of revealing a limited amount of your account information. To be cautious, we’re changing stream keys and requiring a password reset on your next login. Finally, no payment information was exposed as we do not store any of this information.
We’ll continue to update regarding when the site will be restored, but we wanted to make sure that you change any passwords on other sites that are the same or similar to the password you use on Twitch.