Playdom Forum Site Breach Affects 391,000 : Usernames, Email Addresses and Passwords Impacted

GLENDALE, Calif.July 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On July 12, 2016, unauthorized activity was detected on the website, resulting in an immediate forensic investigation of the incident by Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI). The investigation found that an unauthorized party obtained usernames, passwords and email addresses for approximately 391,000 accounts. The unauthorized party also obtained the Internet Protocol (IP) address collected during user registration on The Playdom Forum website does not collect credit card numbers or other sensitive personal information, such as Social Security numbers.

No other DCPI websites, apps, or subscribers have been affected in any way, and this incident did not involve financial data of any kind.

DCPI has shut down the website and invalidated all user passwords for the affected accounts. New forums have been launched with enhanced security measures. DCPI is issuing this notice as part of the process to inform all impacted users and has reported the incident to law enforcement.

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