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Epic Hacked

A break-in on the Epic Games Website is the latest in a rash of data breaches on gaming websites. Here's a note from Epic passed along by Mouser:

Our Epic Games web sites and forums were recently hacked. After some downtime, they're back up and running now.

The hackers may have obtained the email addresses and encrypted passwords of forum users. Plaintext passwords weren't revealed, but it's possible that those passwords could be obtained by a brute-force attack on the encrypted passwords. Therefore, we have reset all passwords. Your new password at the bottom of this message.

The Unreal Developer Network (UDN) hasn't been compromised. Thankfully, none of our web sites ask for, or store, credit card information or other financial data.

We're sorry for the inconvenience, and appreciate everyone's patience as we wrestle our servers back under control.

Tim Sweeney
Founder, Epic Games Inc

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56. Re: Epic Hacked Jun 13, 2011, 01:11 Bhruic
 
Am I the only one that sees the irony at getting mad at hackers for "stealing" your personal info when every company has your gives it to anyone with a checkbook?

It seems like you are mad because hackers got that info without Paying Epic?

By all means, present your proof that Epic has sold my personal information to anyone. I'd love to see it.
 
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