Monday, June 20, 2011

Sega Confirms Cyberattack - WSJ.com

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In the latest cyberattack to hit the videogame industry, Sega Corp. said an intruder stole the personal information of nearly 1.3 million users of its online service from a company database.

Sega said the names, birthdays, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords registered with users of SegaPass, a newsletter and online game service operated by its European subsidiary, were accessed without permission. Sega, known for its Sonic the Hedgehog game character, issued a statement on its Japanese Web site.

Sega Confirms Cyberattack - WSJ.com

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