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Popular video game developer Ubisoft is the latest victim to a cyber attack. On Tuesday, the gaming company announced that hackers had managed to breach its user account database and gained access to user names, e-mail addresses, and encrypted passwords. The company has advised all its users to immediately change their passwords. Also Read - Google Vault updated to include Hangouts Meet, Drive trash file, and improved search
“We recently discovered that one of our websites was exploited to gain unauthorized access to some of our online systems,” Ubisoft wrote in a statement. “During this process, we learned that data had been illegally accessed from our account database.” Also Read - Reliance Jio Cricket Gold Pass for IPL 2018, Google Pixel 3 name confirmed, Ministry of Defence Website hacked, more: Daily News Wrap
The game developer, known for its uber-popular games like Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance and Prince of Persia series, further revealed that since it did not store any financial data; no credit or debit card information were compromised. It has nonetheless advised all users to change their passwords.
Ubisoft is currently investigating the breach and is working towards restoring their systems.