Patreon, an internet patronage website that helps finance creative professionals with recurring payments has confirmed an unauthorized incident on September 28 to access a Patreon’s database containing its users’ information.
Popular crowdfunding platform Patreon is the victim of a data breach that exposed its users’ information to malicious hackers. The company confirmed that no credit card details were compromised since they weren’t stored on the website, according to a security notice posted on the website.
Speaking from the top, Jack Conte, CEO and a co-founder of Patreon said:
Yesterday I learned that there was unauthorized access to a Patreon [...]