Notorious hacker group LulzSec hacked the computer network of Bethesda Softworks and stole information about accounts that are registered on the site company.
Bethesda Softworks, subdivision ZeniMax Media, is one of the most highest rated game developers and is responsible for the very popular series games like The Elder Scrolls and Fallout.
It’s not clear why it was attacked by members of LulzSec this company, but before publication of information the hackers said: “We did it because they could not to stop us – and have been successful, you see. ”
Published data include a large number of email-addresses, stolen from an official company blog, the site of the last game of the portal and BRINK to find work.
LulzSec argues that in fact she refrained from publishing data Over 200 000 players BRINK. “We enclose all that we have withdrawn, except one – 200 000 users Brink “, – wrote a group.
“We really love this company and would like to speed up its production Skyrim [next game in the series of Elder Scrolls], so we eliminate one of the cause for concern “- added grouping.
In addition to the fusion of data, a hacker group claims to be the original exemption code related to Quake 4.
Bethesda has confirmed burglary and recommended users to change passwords on all of its websites, including forums and website to reflect the statistics of players BRINK.
“We believe that we have taken appropriate action to protect our data from attacks. While access to financial information and credit card data have been received, hackers could get the names of some users email-address and / or passwords “- the company said.
Users are also strongly encouraged to change passwords for others sites where they can use them. They should also be alert to the subject of phishing messages and strange behavior in the accounts.
Even though that does not bother LulzSec the views of others the gaming community has expressed its disapproval of this attack, mostly because it was aimed at Bethesda, a company that way to them. Some gamers leave a comment, indicating that other developers or publishers deserve This is much more.