War Z taken offline after hackers get access to player data

OP Productions, publishers of The War Z, say that hackers have infiltrated the databases for the game and forums, gaining access to player information. The game has been taken offline while they investigate the system vulnerabilities that led to the infiltration. “We are sorry to report that we have discovered that hackers gained access to our forum and game databases and the player data in those databases. We have launched…

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Steam trading will require Steam Guard

Valve is fighting scammers? On December 12th, Steam Trading will require that your account has had Steam Guard enabled for at least 15 days before you can trade items. Anyone else exicted about winter sale? How about winter lottery on Steam Unpowered? :-)

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Steam browser vulnerability puts users at risk

The steam:// URL is a quick way to install and launch games from a browser. Hardware and software security company Revuln pointed out that Safari can launch steam:// commands silently without the user knowing, providing a window of opportunity for attackers. The report highlights ways in which local processes that exist on our PCs as part of game installations could be dangerous. Revuln highlighted different attack strategies using Source and…

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Steam, VISA and insta-buy feature continues…

So it appears that Steam Store does not remember security codes from VISA card holders as we posted earlier – at least that is what Valve worker, Doug Valente, claims and I was asked to remove that information because apparently it’s false. However we still don’t know why Steam Store is insta-buying games if you store your card information and - no one explained it to us and yes we…

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