About 15 gigabytes of data including names, addresses and donations have been published online following a hack attack on crowdfunding site Patreon. Patreon allows people to make regular donations to artists for projects. Projects currently seeking funding include a science video series featuring former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield. Credit card details were not stolen, said chief executive Jack Conte. "We do not store full credit card numbers on our servers and no credit card numbers were compromised," he wrote on the firm's blog.–BBC

"Although accessed, all passwords, social security numbers and tax form information remain safely encrypted with a 2048-bit RSA key."