Thursday, January 2, 2014
(CNN)- A popular social-sharing app has been hit by hackers.
Account information for 4.6 million snapchat users appeared online Tuesday. User names and at least partial phone numbers were available for download on a website. As of late Wednesday morning that website had been suspended.
The app lets people share photos or short vidoes that disappear after a few seconds.
The hackers released a statement to technology blog, "TechCrunch." In the statement, they said they released the information in an effort to put pressure on Snapchat to beef up security.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.