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Hackers exploit Snapchat security hole

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Snapchat has released an alert to users.

Hackers have allegedly exploited a security hole allowing them to leak 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers onlin.e

That's almost anyone with a Snapchat account.

The website SnapchatDB says anyone with the know-how has access to the files.

They claim the stolen database was meant to raise awareness of Snapchat's security hole.

They also say they have censored the last two digits of the phone numbers to minimize spam and abuse.

So far, there's been no response from Snapchat.