Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday May 14, 2012

Kickstarter Lapse Leaves 70,000 Project Ideas Exposed

Hey, you know what would be a good idea? A Kickstarter to get these guys some security. big grin

On Friday one of our engineers uncovered a bug involving Kickstarter's private API, which is used to display projects on the Kickstarter homepage. This bug allowed some data from unlaunched projects to be made accessible via the API. It was immediately fixed upon discovering the error. No account or financial data of any kind was made accessible.