Patreon: Some user names, e-mail and mailing addresses stolen

(credit: Patreon)

Patreon, the website that allows people to maintain regular donations to a website, an artist, or project, announced late Wednesday that it had sustained a security breach.

The site said some registered names, e-mail addresses, and mailing addresses were accessed after someone managed to access a “debug version of our website” that at the time was accessible to the public.

Jack Conte, the co-founder and CEO, wrote in a statement:

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