Ubisoft database hacked, account information leaked

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Ubisoft announced that its user account database was hacked. The company is requesting all the users to change their current account passwords immediately.

Ubisoft is best known for creating one of the most popular video game series – Assassin’s Creed.

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In an official blog post, Ubisoft said that “We recently discovered that one of our Web sites was exploited to gain unauthorized access to some of our online systems.¬†During this process, we learned that data had been illegally accessed from our account database, including user names, email addresses and encrypted passwords.

However, Ubidoft is claiming that no credit or debit card information have been stolen. Ubisoft claims that the personal payment information was not stored in the hacked Ubisoft database.

The users should change their Ubisoft account password(s), which you can do by clicking here as soon as possible and this also goes for any other web services where they use the same password.

The company didn’t shared any details about the attack but simply claims to “instantly took steps to close off this access, to begin a thorough investigation with relevant authorities, internal and external security experts, and to restore the integrity of any compromised systems.”

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