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800,000 Gamers’ Credentials at Risk after Epic Games Forums Breach

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800,000 Gamers’ Credentials at Risk after Epic Games Forums Breach

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This article was posted on Tuesday, 07:04, UTC.

Usernames, passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, birthdates and even private messages and posts of over 800,000 Unreal Engine and Unreal Tournament forum accounts, following a breach of its developer and maker, Epic Games. A massive breach affecting user accounts from Unreal Engine and Unreal Tournament forums sees over 808,000 accounts compromised, as a result of a breach targeting famed game developer Epic Games. The game-maker, popularly known for developing games such as Gears of War and Unreal Tournament among others, insisted that no passwords were compromised on its Unreal forums. However, accounts active since July 2015 on older gaming forums…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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