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Just received this in my email (See attachment)


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** We apologize if you're getting this message twice. We had a problem with our password reset script. **

Dear -------,

Our Epic Games web sites and forums were recently hacked. After some downtime, they're back up and running now.

The hackers may have obtained the email addresses and encrypted passwords of forum users. Plaintext passwords weren't revealed, but it's possible that those passwords could be obtained by a brute-force attack on the encrypted passwords. Therefore, we have reset all passwords. Your new password at the bottom of this message.

The Unreal Developer Network (UDN) hasn't been compromised. Thankfully, none of our web sites ask for, or store, credit card information or other financial data.

We're sorry for the inconvenience, and appreciate everyone's patience as we wrestle our servers back under control.

Tim Sweeney
Founder, Epic Games Inc

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Username: -----
Password: -----

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The hackings are getting ridiculous now. Sony, Nintendo, Codemasters, and now Epic Games. When will this stop...
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post #2 of 99
These jokers are going to stir up the wrong folk here pretty soon. I don't care who is behind this nonsense but they got it comin. Mark my words.
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Don't forget about the government agency's that got hacked.

Edit: If they hack Russian, Chinese, or the U.S. agency's they are in for a world of hurt.
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Ya this is getting old quick.
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20 % wipe 20 % people wipe. Nothing is better than that. ^_^
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post #6 of 99
All these companies must have poor security if they can get hacked this easily.
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post #7 of 99
They already hit out at US agencies. Not directly, but get with the times.
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
Don't forget about the government agency's that got hacked.

Edit: If they hack Russian, Chinese, or the U.S. agency's they are in for a world of hurt.
I hope they do so someone will crack down on them. It was kinda cool when they seemed to have a cause but now they are just hacking everything.
    
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Strange choice of targets. I can't believe nobody has taken a shot at Blizzard or Crytek (maybe their security is just too good).
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I hope they do so someone will crack down on them. It was kinda cool when they seemed to have a cause but now they are just hacking everything.
Lol, there is many way to track them down. You are just public like the hackers. Don't have ability such as FBI, And the noob peeps from Lakecity call me Major level despite I am running on handicap+syndrome. xD
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