If you’ve got an account with Ubisoft, the company behind the popular Assassin’s Creed series and more, you might want to take a moment to change your password on their website.
In a post to the Ubisoft website yesterday, the publisher said that one of its websites had recently been accessed without authorization, and the user names, email addresses and encrypted passwords of the account database were illegally accessed.
Ubisoft is recommending that all users change their passwords to be on the safe side.
While the company wouldn’t go into specifics as to how the site was accessed (for obvious security reasons), they did say that credentials for getting in had been stolen and “used to illegally access our online network.”
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The biggest impact will be on Uplay, the online service that lets users track their progress in Ubisoft games across platforms, connect with other players and collect game-related awards, similarRead More »from Ubisoft warns users to reset passwords following security breach