Crowdfunding website Kickstarter hacked

Feb 17, 2014, 5:40 AM EST
A student uses an Apple Mac computer at the Friedensburg Oberschule (Friedensburg high school) during the tenth annual Safer Internet Day (SID) on February 11, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
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Kickstarter, the fundraising platform used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, said on Saturday that hackers had gained access to some of its customers' data earlier this week but that the breach had been repaired.
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