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Bioware forums hacked. Are our accounts in jeopardy?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by In Flames, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. In Flames

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    BioWare's Neverwinter Nights forums hacked, EA Account information at risk | Joystiq

    Just wondering if this pertains to our accounts or not. Word from an official source would be much appreciated.
     
  2. Lord Frodo

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    EA has posted a brief FAQ about the hack

    Q: How extensive was BioWare’s data breach?
    A: The only server system known to have been affected by the unauthorized attack was that supporting BioWare Edmonton’s Neverwinter Nights forums.

    This was from your own link. Kind of answers your question for you.
     
  3. Woodsman

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    Stratics' UO forums are not official BioWare forums.
     
  4. georox

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    I think he meant our Ultima accounts, since "These are the same EA Accounts used for online EA games, so it has significance beyond just forums for some old game."
     
  5. Zosimus

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    In Flames is wanting an official word from a UO dev that UO accounts are safe. That is my take on it. Since the UO devs post on here and he made the post it here was more to the UO devs to clarify not Bioware on stratics.
     
  6. Petra Fyde

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    If we were affected our normal passwords wouldn't work? That's if I'm understanding that.
     
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    If you owned a copy of Neverwinter Nights, and it was registered to the same EA Profile as any EA Store purchases then possibly. Thing is they changed everyone who was effected's password so you'll have to do a reset to access your account.


    But as a good rule of thumb. If you are worried manually change your password now.
     
  8. In Flames

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    Hah, I suppose I didn't read it well enough. Apologies, it was past my bed time and I was quite tired.
     
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