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Steam's Database Hacked - Potential Credit Card Theft
TheRedFox8
 
I remember us freaking out when we were threatened that WE were going to get hacked XD
I honestly cannot remember that, then again, I hardly remember anything :3

Steam's Database Hacked - Potential Credit Card Theft
Fana McCloud
 
- null Thats pc gaming for ya, I wonder how long this well go on.That's ANY gaming for ya, or any commerce for that matter - they could've just as easily hacked the GameStop database and they sell primarily console games, or Macy's which has nothing to do with games. This is not a fault of PC gaming, it's a general network security failure that could happen to ANY company that deals in online commerce or credit cards.
The Sony PSN hack for example.


Good News, Everyone!
My 3DS is gathering dust until Mario is released...

In good news I am on a thirteen game winning streak in Starcaft! (and I have a new toy to play with it too)

[utube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5es0NNtSNCU[/utube]

Steam's Database Hacked - Potential Credit Card Theft
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Thats pc gaming for ya.


Not sure if serious.

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What, was this attack made for the intention to steal?

I don't know, I would believe so, but Steam is so heavily encrypted that they would have to spend almost twenty years or so to crack it.

[ti]BA[/ti]PETA Attacks Super Mario 3D
[utube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Jog5ZLY-dQ&feature=feedu[/utube]

[ti]BA[/ti]PETA Attacks Super Mario 3D
I think it's the leaf in the 3DS version, I don't have the game so I can't say for certain.

[ti]BA[/ti]PETA Attacks Super Mario 3D
http://features.peta.org/mario-kills-tanooki/

From IGN:

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PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - is known for taking some wild stands against various forms of entertainment. But its most recent target is a rather surprising one - everyone's favorite plumber, Mario.

In a mini-site called Mario Kills Tanooki, PETA is lampooning the plumber for his new Tanooki Tail Power-Suit, claiming it encourages the wearing of fur.

"When on a mission to rescue the princess, Mario has been known to use any means necessary to defeat his enemy - even wearing the skin of a raccoon dog to give him special powers," the site asserts. "Tanooki may be just a "suit" in Mario games, but in real life, tanuki are raccoon dogs who are skinned alive for their fur. By wearing Tanooki, Mario is sending the message that it's OK to wear fur."

The site also includes a poorly-made mini-game in which a skinned Tanooki tries to chase down Mario to get his fur back, pictured below.

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We're all for animal rights, but seriously, PETA. You're going after Mario?!

And here we thought Mario got the Power-Suit from a Super Leaf that transformed him into Tanooki Mario. Our mistake. I suppose this means he skinned a giant bee for his Bee Suit in Super Mario Galaxy 2… and I tremble to think as to the real source of his bunny ears in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins.


This is why I can't take groups like PETA or Greenpeace seriously. As mentioned in the article, you get the power up from a leaf, not a damned suit.

*Insert South Park PETA reference here*

Steam's Database Hacked - Potential Credit Card Theft
Good thing I changed my debit card :3

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VERY serious question
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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Pinkie Pie's No Fear Song The Grand Galloping Gala Pinkie's Buttering Up Song Junior Speedster's ChantHop, Skip and Jump Evil Enchantress Evil Enchantress, Flutterguy Version Winter Wrap Up Baking Cupcakes Stitching It Together (Art of the Dress) Pony Lullaby Cutie Mark CrusadersYou Got to Share, You Got to Care Magical Place Singing Telegram At the Gala I'm at the Grand Galloping Gala Pony Pokey If you exclude the opener(shouldn't be counted here) and all of the songs Pinkie Pie sings, that's still a good 5 tracks. It's season 2 that doesn't have much songs(so far).
Well played sir.

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I don't understand how people watch "my little pony" I'll never understand.
Different people like different things. You for example, like 'The Conduit' on the Wii, whereas I and many others dislike the game.

VERY serious question
OneWingedAngel92302
 
I tried watching a few clips, and I personally didn't like it. I'm not a hater, nor am i trying to insult, but Musical's just make me feel uncomortable.


There is hardly any songs in the series, I can only recall two songs in all of series one.

Steam's Database Hacked - Potential Credit Card Theft
I don't think it was anonymous, no. They hack to attack, not to steal.

Steam's Database Hacked - Potential Credit Card Theft
Gabe Newell announced today that Steam's database and forums have been hacked. According to Newell, Steam's forums were defaced earlier this week, and further investigation led to evidence that the hackers had obtained access to the Steam database.

"This database contained information including user names, hashed and salted passwords, game purchases, email addresses, billing addresses and encrypted credit card information," Newell wrote. "We do not have evidence that encrypted credit card numbers or personally identifying information were taken by the intruders, or that the protection on credit card numbers or passwords was cracked. We are still investigating."

While the hackers may have had access to the data, it isn't immediately clear how much information they actually took, or if any of it has been used.

"We don't have evidence of credit card misuse at this time," Newell added. "Nonetheless you should watch your credit card activity and statements closely."

Beyond personal information, Newell also issued an advisory about Steam forum accounts. All users will be required to change their passwords the next time they log in, and Newell recommends changing the passwords on any other accounts that used the same password.

"We do not know of any compromised Steam accounts, so we are not planning to force a change of Steam account passwords (which are separate from forum passwords). However, it wouldn't be a bad idea to change that as well, especially if it is the same as your Steam forum account password. We will reopen the forums as soon as we can. I am truly sorry this happened, and I apologize for the inconvenience."

VERY serious question
Looking at my avatar will answer this.

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