(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc.’s video game streaming site Twitch Interactive Inc. is requiring users to reset their passwords following a suspected hack.
“There may have been unauthorized access to some Twitch user account information,” the company said Monday on its website. “For your protection, we have expired passwords and stream keys and have disconnected accounts from Twitter and YouTube.”
Twitch also advised players to change passwords on other sites that are similar to or the same as that used on the gaming site. Further details about the extent of the suspected breach weren’t disclosed. The company said it would reach out directly to affected users.
Twitch, an online forum that lets users discuss gaming and watch others while they play, hosts 60 million monthly unique viewers. Amazon purchased the company for $970 million in August.
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