Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler issued a formal apology Saturday afternoon for a data breach that occurred on Wednesday.
Strickler said only email addresses were affected by the breach and that no financial information was compromised.
Kickstarter were informed of the hacking by law enforcement officials and Strickler said his company acted quickly to close the breach.
Here is a roundup of reaction to the apology from the Twitterverse:
Just got an email saying #Kickstarter has been hacked. Change your password if you have an account.
— Christian Payne (@Documentally) February 15, 2014
— Brian Rogers (@Literology) February 15, 2014
— Cricket Lee (@crixlee) February 16, 2014
Bad news: Kickstarter was hacked, encrypted passwords were stolen. Good news: They handled it really well. https://t.co/HbIqNo3pTa
— Max Temkin (@MaxTemkin) February 15, 2014