STEAM Hacked, User Credit Cards May be at Risk
"Cafe owners are in trouble, and users who made online purchases may be next"
Published: 19th April 2007 | Source: DailyTech |19/04/07
VALVe is apparently being held to ransom, or more correctly their customers after sensitive information was taken right from under their noses.
|VALVe's STEAM content distribution system has been the target of no small share of bad press since it was created, with complaints ranging from apathetic customer service to the inability to play legitimately purchased games online. Some users have had their accounts locked, deleted, or hijacked - but a hacker known only as "MaddoxX" has just opened a rather sizeable can of worms.|
According to a posting made on an anti-STEAM website , MaddoxX has bypassed VALVe's security system and accessed a significant chunk of data, including:
Currently, news is sketchy on just how far reaching the credit card breach is. But users would do well to scrutinise their credit card statements for a period.
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