Hacker Breaches Customer Service for Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest

Zendesk says no passwords stolen, but advises caution
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 22, 2013 10:47 AM CST
Hacker Breaches Customer Service for Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest
Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr all say their customer service company, Zendesk, was hacked this week, compromising user data.   (©)

Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr are all scrambling to deal with a security breach, after a hacker accessed their customer support company and stole email addresses and other information, reports Mashable. Zendesk, the customer service company, said it detected the hack this week, took steps to close the vulnerability, and notified the customers who had their information stolen. No passwords were compromised in the hack, according to Zendesk. (Read more Zendesk stories.)

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