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Gamers’ Woe: Steam Suffers Mishap on Christmas to Expose User Information

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Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.


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Gamers’ Woe: Steam Suffers Mishap on Christmas to Expose User Information

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This article was posted on Sunday, 03:47, UTC.

Steam, the online game store, delivered users anything but a Merry Christmas when last minute shoppers found themselves getting directed to other users’ accounts, giving them access to other people’s personal information such email addresses, credit card information and home addresses. Gaming community websites were abuzz with frustrated users and Valve, Steam’s creator, did little to assure users they were getting the malfunction under control. The service was back to normal late in the day, but as of Saturday evening, many users were not satisfied the matter was handled properly and worried that many peoples’ personal information was compromised. As…

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Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.

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