According to a news agency report, Kiwi Farms said in a post updated on Monday that the forum was hacked. After this, the need to reformat everything and reinstall has been told. Apart from this, the evaluation of security has also been said. It is worth noting that Kiwi Farm was being protected from hackers by Cloudflare, but after severe rebuke from critics, Cloudflare, which provides web hosting and cyber security services, stopped the service of Kiwi Farm. was.
Cloudflare chief executive Matthew Prince said earlier this month that the company has blocked access to Kiwi Farm’s content through its infrastructure. In an online message, Matthew Prince said that given Cloudflare’s role as an Internet infrastructure provider, this is an extraordinary decision for us. Critics said Cloudflare was enabling large-scale harassment and doxing activities that targeted transgender and nonbinary people. Cloudflare was one of the last providers providing security to Kiwi Farms.
The present form of Kiwi Farm was started in the year 2013. The platform quickly became the center of online harassment campaigns. At least three suicides have been linked to harassment stemming from the kiwi farm community. Forum participants often openly admit that their goal is to force people to take their own lives. Their targets are trans, non-binary people, people from the LGBTQ community and women.