ESEA hacked, 1.5 million records leaked after alleged failed extortion attempt

Steve Ragan reports:

E-Sports Entertainment Association (ESEA), one of the largest competitive video gaming communities on the planet, was hacked last December. As a result, a database containing 1.5 million player profiles was compromised.

Citing LeakedSource, Steve reports that there was an alleged extortion demand, but that has been neither confirmed nor disconfirmed by ESEA or its parent company. Salted Hash is pursuing that aspect.

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