Steam Security Follow-up

1UP.com has a follow-up from Valve about reports that the Steam servers may have been compromised (story). Word from Doug Lombardi is that while information may have been retrieved from a third-party site, Steam is still safely contained in their steampipes:
Doug Lombardi, director of marketing at Valve, says, "There has been no security breach of Steam." However, he does confirm our expert's findings by adding, "The alleged hacker gained access to a third-party site that Valve uses to manage the commercial partners in its Cyber Café program. This Cyber Café billing system is not connected to Steam. We are working with law enforcement agencies on this matter, and encourage anyone with more information to e-mail us at Catch_A_Thief@valvesoftware.com."
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By downplaying the breach, Valve can quell a potential firestorm of customer complaints and negative media attention. So long as a long list of customers' credit card numbers has not been publicly disclosed by the hacker(s), Valve can continue to downplay the breach.

Well, speaking as a Valve customer, the complaints I would send them now are nothing compared to what I will do if I find out someone's been using my credit card and Valve could've alerted me in time to stop them...

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