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Thread: Epic Games forum hacked, over 800,000 gamers' data stolen

  1. Exclamation Epic Games forum hacked, over 800,000 gamers' data stolen

    This came up on my news feeds this week. Posting here in case we have any of the crew, both old and new, lurking. Check your accounts, peeps.

    http://thehackernews.com/2016/08/game-forum-hacked.html

    Epic believes registration information that includes usernames, scrambled passwords, email addresses, dates of birth, IP addresses, and date of joining, may have been obtained in the attack.

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    Moreover, there is bad news for players of Infinity Blade, UDK, Gears of War, and older Unreal Tournament games, as hackers may have compromised their salted hashed passwords, along with their email addresses and other data entered into the forums.

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    So, users are advised to change their passwords for the forum accounts as soon as possible and keep a longer and stronger one this time and change passwords for other online services, especially if you use the same password for multiple sites.
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    Thanks for the heads up, Bro!
    "The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on." - Ulysses S. Grant

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