Oh for f*ck's sake. Again, with this?
Epic Games has become the latest victim in a wave of prominent game site hacks that have occurred in the wake of the PSN's return. The company recently warned site members that its various destinations and forums were broken into and that a number of passwords and emails may have been taken.
Epic has reset all passwords and assured users that there's no further risk, since the company has never asked for credit card details. The Unreal Developer Network was left untouched.
I wish the people behind them would stop if only for the fact that their bullshit could lead to some serious legal crackdowns on the Internet. I'd really rather the government and other authorities not become more interested in regulating the 'net than they already are, but this kind of crap encourages them.
I'm not sure "owning" a videogame company is particularly worth drawing that kind of attention.
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