Originally Posted by wh-ATI
Steam forums? Awesome?
This... It's a pretty awful place for practically any Valve-related discussion. Thought I think some of the smaller developers use the steam forums as their official support channel.
Those worried about password security... It's VBulletin. I'm pretty sure they use uniquely salted hashes. It's already a separate database from Steam accounts, so unless you get so unlucky that your salted hash is in a reverse hash cache somewhere, there's absolutely nothing to worry about.
Email addresses harvested (but no passwords/other info paired)
DB got wiped, and steamforums will start from scratch.
DB will be restored from fairly recent backup.
Valve is just really slow at removing the vandalism.