Prolonged Flipboard breach incident could make some users flip their lids

An unauthorized party accessed databases belonging to news and social network aggregation service Flipboard and possibly stole copies of certain users’ information.

The illegal activity took place over a nearly 10-month span from June 2, 2018 through March 23, 2019, then paused before resuming on April 21 and 22 of this year, according to an online notification posted by Palo Alto, California-based Flipboard, which delivers content via its own app and website.

“On April 23, 2019, our engineering team identified the unauthorized activity that occurred on April 21-22, 2019. At that time, we were investigating the suspicious activity that occurred on March 23, 2019,” the notification states.

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