Over Nine Million Steam Game Keys Stolen By An Unknown Hacker

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Over nine million keys used to redeem and activate games on the Steam platform were stolen by an unknown hacker who breached a gaming news site – DLH.net. This site generally provides news, reviews, cheat codes, and forums, was breached on July 31 by then same hacker who was responsible for the Dota 2 forum breach recently.

Some of the stolen keys matched well-known games which includes KnightShift, Pirates of Black Cove, Final Fantasy IX, and other top-rated games.

The data stolen from the forum includes full names, usernames, scrambled passwords, email addresses, dates of birth, join dates, avatars, Steam usernames, and user activity data. Facebook access tokens were stolen for those who signed in with their social media account.

The site also allows users to share redeemable game keys through its forums, which along with the main site has around 3.3 million unique registered users, according to LeakedSource.com

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William Fieldhouse

I currently work full time as a penetration tester and have been involved within the IT security industry for over a decade. I also love to pioneer any forms of new technology and ideologies for future advancements. Feel free to contact me at [email protected]

William Fieldhouse

I currently work full time as a penetration tester and have been involved within the IT security industry for over a decade. I also love to pioneer any forms of new technology and ideologies for future advancements. Feel free to contact me at [email protected]

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