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Valve's online game service Steam hit by hackers

Discussion in 'News' started by GiddyG, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. GiddyG

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    Valve's online game service Steam hit by hackers



    The Steam video game service, used by 35 million people, has been compromised by hackers.

    Its owner and operator, Valve, uncovered an intrusion into a user database while investigating a security breach of its discussion forums.

    The attackers used login details from the forum hack to access a database that held ID and credit card data.

    Valve said that, so far, it had no evidence that credit cards were being misused or Steam accounts abused.


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    1. supag33k
      supag33k
      So glad I purchased a boxed product and then activated online rather than using a c/c ...
    2. Boffy
      Boffy
      Gab's got it covered. Woop!

      On a side note, its a good way to stop the trolls on the steam forums for a few days. Perhaps this could occur when the new CS comes out 8)

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