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Snapchat hacked: 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers lifted

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Three days ago, ephemeral communication app Snapchat released a statement on its website responding to a group of security professionals at Gibson Security who posted what they claimed to be numerous exploits of the app’s API. The hot startup waved those claims away in the post: Theoretically, if someone were able…