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Houseparty offers million-dollar reward to prove hacking rumours were smear campaign

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

Houseparty has announced a reward of $1 million to the first person able to share any evidence that rumours linking the app to other accounts being hacked are a part of a paid social media smear campaign. Houseparty is the all-new favourite chat app among self-isolating users, with an average of over 2 million people downloads per week in during March, compared to a paltry 130,000 downloads during the same time last month. However, appeals to uninstall the app have gone viral on social media after several users tweeted that installing Houseparty app resulted in them being locked out of...
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Houseparty offers $1,000,000 reward to find who started rumour it had been hacked

Houseparty offers $1,000,000 reward to find who started rumour it had been hacked

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Houseparty believes it is part of a ‘paid commercial smear campaign'
Houseparty is offering a one million dollar bounty to anyone who can provide the service with proof that it has been the target of a ‘smear campaign' over its security.
On Monday, the video messaging app's makers denied claims circulating on social media that it has led to other online accounts being compromised. Houseparty has now said it is looking into suggestions that the hacking rumours had been created as part of a ‘paid commercial smear campaign'.
The group video calling service has risen to prominence during the...
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Houseparty says rumors it's been hacked are a paid smear campaign and it's offering a $1 million reward for proof

Houseparty says rumors it's been hacked are a paid smear campaign and it's offering a $1 million reward for proof

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Group calling app Houseparty says rumors it's been hacked are a "smear campaign" and that it will offer up to $1 million to anyone who can supply proof.
In the last 48 hours, Houseparty users complained on social media that their other online accounts such as Netflix and Spotify were hacked thanks to the app.
But on Monday, a Houseparty spokeswoman told Business Insider it had "found no evidence" to suggest a link between Houseparty and the compromises of other unrelated accounts.
In a follow-up comment, the spokeswoman told Business Insider that it was "investigating indications that the...
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Houseparty app says hack rumours are part of paid 'smear campaign' and offers $1m bounty to prove it

Houseparty app says hack rumours are part of paid 'smear campaign' and offers $1m bounty to prove it

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

'We are offering a $1m bounty for the first individual to provide proof of such a campaign'
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Houseparty offers million-dollar bounty for proof hack claim is ‘smear campaign'

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Houseparty is offering a one million dollar bounty to anyone who can provide the service with proof that it has been the target of a “smear campaign” over its security.
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