“Important Kickstarter Security Notice”
What happened in summary?
- Last week on Wednesday (this date is relevant) Kickstarter’s website was hacked and users’ personal data was stolen. Kickstarter released a PR statement regarding the security incident on Saturday (yes, 3 days later, on a holiday weekend) with recommended instructions that users should take.
Why am I writing about this?
- Security breaches are becoming more and more common and with the need for companies to release PR statements informing their users of an incident, invariably technical instructions need to be conveyed as well. For example, see my previous post on this topic: Rhetorical & #TechComm Analysis of Adobe, Avast, Avira, & AVG “hacking” responses. Continue reading