New submitter Etrahkad writes “Trion Worlds, publisher of MMORPG Rift, has announced that somebody broke into one of their databases and gained access to user information. First Sony and now Rift… my identity has probably been stolen several times over, now. From the e-mail: ‘We recently discovered that unauthorized intruders gained access to a Trion Worlds account database. The database in question contained information including user names, encrypted passwords, dates of birth, email addresses, billing addresses, and the first and last four digits and expiration dates of customer credit cards. … there is no evidence, and we have no reason to believe, that full credit card information was accessed or compromised in any way.” Are game companies not concerned with preventing these attacks?”
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Trion Worlds’ Rift Account Database Compromised