BrowserStack: "We did get hacked."

BrowserStack: “We did get hacked.”

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”:

Things you don’t want to be Tweeting on a Monday morning:


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.

Christopher Boyd


Christopher Boyd

Former Director of Research at FaceTime Security Labs. He has a very particular set of skills. Skills that make him a nightmare for threats like you.