Snapchat CEO Calls Security Breach ‘Abuse’


By Jordan Chariton 

snapchatSnapchat CEO Evan Spiegel spoke about about the “abuse” a recent security breach that leaked 4.6 million users phone numbers and usernames represents.

“We call it abuse of the find friend service,” Spiegel told the “Today” show.

“A tool that we developed to help Snapchatters to find their friends was used by someone to find the usernames of people that weren’t their friends.”

The anonymous hacker posted the information on The companies CEO acknowledges that high-profile companies like his are susceptible to being hacked, but said no pictures or videos were compromised during the hack.