108,000+ account details of Sims players leaked
Posted on 22 April 2013.
NewSeaSims, a website where Sims players can download custom content for their characters, has suffered a breach which resulted in the compromise of registered users' email addresses, username and passwords, Cyber War News reports.


To make matters worse, a list containing the aforementioned details of some 108,000+ users has been leaked online by the hacker known as "Game Over," who seems to be the person behind the hack which was executed some time last week.

All site users are advised to change their passwords, especially if they used the same password on others, more important online accounts (a practice that the site's operator obviously warned against on the main page).

The fact that the leaked email addresses are tied to users that ostensibly play Sims can also be misused by attackers to launch Sims-themed scams or phishing attempts against them.









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