Tuesday January 31, 2017

Witcher 3 Dev Forums Hacked, 1.8 Million Accounts Stolen

Those of you with CD Projekt RED forum accounts better check this story out, as 1.8 million accounts have allegedly been leaked from the site. The compromised information includes usernames, emails, and passwordsآ—although there is some "good news," in that the latter was encrypted. Interestingly, the developer did post about this predicament back in December, but some folks are mad because it was "tucked away" in a sub-forum. There is also the fact that the hack supposedly happened way before that, in March 2016آ…

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Polish game development studio CD Projekt RED has had more than 1.8 million user credentials stolen from its online forum, according to data breach notification website 'Have I Been Pwned?'. The studio, which is famous for developing the highly successful Witcher franchise, was breached in March 2016 when hackers targeted its online forum, leading to a leak of usernames, passwords and email addresses. Those signed up to notifications through Have I Been Pwned? were alerted to the breach by email this morning, with users recommended to change their passwords "immediately."