BrowserStack, the cross-browser testing tool website, has not had a very good weekend. There was a compromise and a rather odd email was sent to customers.
The email made a number of worrying claims regarding security, and – just to add that little extra dash of panic – was titled “BrowserStack is shutting down”:
— Tom Johns (@johnsee) November 10, 2014
Things you don’t want to be Tweeting on a Monday morning:
The hacker’s access was restricted solely to a list of email addresses. We’ll be back up in a few hours. Sincere apologies.
— BrowserStack (@browserstack) November 10, 2014
BrowserStack are currently investigating what happened, and we’ll have to play a waiting game to see if anything else was impacted outside of email addresses.