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Ubisoft hacked, account data compromised

Freshly Exhumed (105597) writes | about 10 months ago

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Freshly Exhumed (105597) writes "Over at ubi.com today is this creepy revelation from the video game publisher and developer: 'We recently found that one of our Web sites was exploited to gain unauthorized access to some of our online systems. We instantly took steps to close off this access, to begin a thorough investigation with relevant authorities, internal and external security experts, and to start restoring the integrity of any compromised systems.

During this process, we learned that data were illegally accessed from our account database, including user names, email addresses and encrypted passwords. No personal payment information is stored with Ubisoft, meaning your debit/credit card information was safe from this intrusion.

As a result, we are recommending you to change your password by clicking this link.'"

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