Stack Overflow, a question & answer based site for professional and programmers founded in 2008 reported a security breach.
The company confirmed that hackers gained access to the production systems on May 11, it is unclear on how hackers gained access to the internal networks.
Mary Ferguson, VP of Engineering at Stack Overflow, confirmed the security breach.” Over the weekend, there was an attack on Stack Overflow. We have confirmed that some level of production access was gained on May 11.”
Ferguson confirmed that customer or user data was not affected, “We discovered and investigated the extent of the access and are addressing all known vulnerabilities,” she said.
Ferguson confirmed that the company would share further information once their investigation cycle is completed. “Our customers’ and users’ security is of the utmost importance to us.”
Stack Overflow was founded in 2008, and it has more than 10 million registered users, it is considered a trusted source for developer trends, it is one of the leading question & answer platforms for programmers.
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