Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Epic Games Resets Passwords Following Forum Breach

From Security Week:

Epic Games Resets Passwords Following Forum Breach

One of the forum websites maintained by game developer Epic Games has been hacked and the attackers might have gained access to sensitive data.

Epic Games is best known for video games such as Unreal Tournament, Gears of War, and Infinity Blade.

According to an email sent out by the company to forum users, the hackers may have accessed usernames, email addresses, passwords, and dates of birth provided at registration.


The affected forum, located at, covers games like Bulletstorm, Gears of War, Infinity Blade, UDK, and prior Unreal Tournament games. The company has pointed out that Unreal Engine 4, the new Unreal Tournament, and Fortnite are covered on different forums, which are not impacted by this incident.

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