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Sega hacked, where does it stop?

Sega hacked, Sonic unable to keep up
By: Anthony Garreffa | Hacking & Security News | Posted: Jun 21, 2011 1:00 am

Sega have been the next target in a non-stop assault on virtually all companies. Personal information of close to 1.3 million users of it's online service from a company database has been hacked. Sega said that the names, birthdays, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords registered with users of SegaPass, a newsletter and online game service operated by Sega's European subsidiary, were hacked or "accessed without permission."

 

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Sega said they discovered the breach on Friday and immediately halted the service, following this by launching an investigation on the source of the information leak.

 

NEWS SOURCES:Online.wsj.com

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