You perhaps have heard by now about the security breach at Kickstarter last week. They announced on February 15 that “hackers had sought and gained unauthorized access to some of our customers’ data. Upon learning this, we immediately closed the security breach and began strengthening security measures throughout the Kickstarter system.” The breach had occurred earlier last week, and they say that while no credit card information was accessed, personal information for some of their customers was. They say that there had been no evidence of unauthorized activity on any but two accounts.
If you are a Kickstarter supporter, you can read the entire press release here to learn more about how this affects you and what you need to do.