The Secret World’s Forums Have Been Breached And Passwords Cracked

Alex Walker reports:

Funcom, makers of The Secret World, The Longest Journey, Age of Conan and Anarchy Online, announced earlier this morning that their forums have been compromised and user data exposed.

In an announcement on their website, Funcom announced that the data breach for the four games above included encrypted passwords, user names and e-mail addresses. “Even though passwords were encrypted, these can be cracked and should be considered compromised,” the company said.

According to the LeakedSource data breach monitoring hub, many of the forum passwords have already been cracked. On the English forums for The Secret World alone, more than 81,000 passwords from nearly 228,000 users had been cracked.

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