Online accounts for Blizzard video games hacked
Since a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, hackers have managed to discover a weak link in Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net service, where it was successfully hacked with scrambled passwords and email addresses being revealed to the culprits as part of the consequences. Law enforcement bodies have been been contacted, and it goes without saying that Blizzard has already responded by launching an investigation into this matter. The hackers have managed to retrieve email addresses for users located outside of China for Battle.net, where some of the affected regions include North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. (more…) By Ubergizmo. Related articles: Kinect hacked to let you play World of Warcraft sans keyboard, Diablo 3 patch 1.0.4 outlined, developer blogs incoming,
(AP) — The maker of video games such as "Diablo" and "World of Warcraft" is warning players that hackers have gained unauthorized access to some online accounts.
Fri 10 Aug 12 from Phys.org
Online accounts for Blizzard video games hacked, Fri 10 Aug 12 from AP
The account details of millions of online gamers have been stolen in a hack attack on games company Blizzard.
Fri 10 Aug 12 from The Independent
Battle.net servers were attacked by hackers this week, Blizzard's CEO has confirmed.
Fri 10 Aug 12 from The Christian Science Monitor
The email addresses of gamers on the North American Battle.net server have been stolen by hackers in a huge attack that will impact World of Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo players.
Fri 10 Aug 12 from Daily Mail
Online service players use for games including Diablo III and World of Warcraft has been breached.
Fri 10 Aug 12 from USA today
World of Warcraft maker Blizzard urges players to change their passwords after hackers steal a list of email addresses.
Fri 10 Aug 12 from BBC Technology
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Fri 10 Aug 12 from Geek.com
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Fri 10 Aug 12 from Techspot
Since a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, hackers have managed to discover a weak link in Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net service, where it was successfully hacked ...
Thu 9 Aug 12 from Ubergizmo