Slack Got Hacked

Slack Got Hacked  ⋅  27 Mar 2015 11:28:33

Slack, the super slick team chatroom service, is getting popular fast. Word around the rumor mill is that they’re currently raising funds at a $2.8 billion dollar valuation. And in the words of the late, great Biggie Smalls: Mo Money, Mo Problems. In the case of startups, success can make your databases a juicy target for hackers.The bad news: Slack got hacked. Sometime in February, hackers were able to peruse Slack’s central database for up to 4 days.The good news: they’ve patched the holes, and have further responded by buffing up their available security features.

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