Chinese video streaming platform AcFun revealed shortly after midnight of June 13 that hackers had stolen data of tens of thousands of user. The company apologized for the breach and admitted that the leak was due to insufficient precautions to secure the platform.

AcFun asked users to change their passwords, especially those who hadn’t logged in the platform since July 7, 2017 and also those whose pervious passwords were weak.

According to the company, the affected data include user IDs, nicknames, and passwords that had been stored on the company’s encrypted servers.

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Jiefei Liu is a Beijing based tech reporter. She focuses on the union of tech and content creation and loves agriculture. You can write to her at Jiefei@technode.com