Activision Accounts Hacked? 500,000 Call Of Duty Players Could Be Affected—Report
Update: The accuracy of these claims has been called into question. See Activision dismisses claims of data breach compromising 500k CoD accounts.
Davey Winder reports:
According to reports, more than 500,000 Activision accounts may have been hacked with login data being compromised. The eSports site Dexerto has reported that a data breach occurred on Sunday, September 20. The credentials to access these accounts are, Dexerto said, being leaked publicly, and account details changed to prevent easy recovery by the rightful owners. Activision accounts are mostly used by players of the hugely popular Call of Duty franchise.
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