EDIT: April fools! Lichess wasn’t “hacked” however we do make all our supply code accessible for everybody, and we all the time have. Lichess is open supply which permits contributors from everywhere in the world to collaborate on constructing Lichess.
No private information was included within the breach. Your Lichess account is protected.
We realized early this morning that Lichess supply code – this system that makes Lichess work – has been leaked publicly by a bunch of as but unidentified hackers.
We are persevering with to research the trigger, however have up to now found that “ornicar” who seems to be the chief of the group has publicized the code right here. Not solely this, however different hackers have rapidly taken benefit of the state of affairs to delve into the internal workings of the location, and even make modifications to how the location capabilities. Rubbing salt in our wounds, they’ve additionally leaked all person video games and puzzle units.
We urge everybody studying this put up to not obtain and even learn the leaked supply code.
Please be assured that we’re working with utmost urgency to resolve the state of affairs and hope to succeed in a passable conclusion by finish of day, April 1st.