Nintendo Confirms Some 160,000 Accounts Might’ve Been Hacked

Julie Muncy reports:

Earlier today, Nintendo confirmed that a recent hacking attempt on its system compromised the login IDs and passwords of some 160,000 Nintendo Network ID accounts. In the wake of the hack, the company is temporarily disabling the ability to log in to Nintendo Accounts through the NNID system, which, in the labyrinthine world of Nintendo account authentications, is only one method of doing so. We’d explain in more detail, but, honestly, we don’t understand Nintendo’s online infrastructure either.

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