Start-up Slack reports their database hacked

March 28, 2015: As per the statement of Slack team on their blog, their database carrying user names, email addresses, phone numbers and Skype IDs has been compromised.

As per their internal investigation, this incident of unauthorised access happened in February. Although, they have confirmed that no financial or payment information was accessed in this attack.

Slack reassured to their users that they are working round the clock to methodically examine, rebuild and test each component of their system to ensure it's safety.

Slack is a team communication tool company launched in late 2013 and raised $14 million of funding till April 2014. They currently valued $2.8 billion. Slack offers one-on-one messaging, private groups, chat rooms, direct messaging or an option to create chats by topics.
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