Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest users warned after Zendesk support site hack

Graham Cluley

Unless you work in the customer support business, it’s possible you haven’t even heard of Zendesk.. but chances are that you are familiar with some of the companies who use Zendesk’s customer service portal to answer questions and build an online support community.

Big names that use Zendesk include Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest.

And – unfortunately – hackers broke into Zendesk’s systems this week and accessed the email addresses of Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest customers who had attempted to get support…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.

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