Attackers crack Epic Games Forums

Jul

15

2015

The databases of the forums of Epic Games have been invaded by attackers. The studio let that knowledge in a message to all registered members of the forums. The attackers may have user names, email addresses, passwords and dates of birth captured.

These are the forums for UDK, Infinity Blade, Gears of War, Bulletstorm and virtually all Unreal Tournament games. The forums for Unreal Engine 4 Fortnite and Unreal Tournament are not invaded because they are on separate sites.

Epic Games has the passwords of all accounts data and a reset button users on heart that if they use the same password elsewhere, they have to adapt as quickly as possible. Until the American developer can figure out the case completely, it’s forum offline. For the study, the studio has an outside security firm was retained. In the course of the investigation Epic Games hopes to obtain confirmation of the user data is actually captured, a scenario where the company does take note.

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