lunedì 15 Luglio 2024

White Wolf sotto attacco

La casa americana ha subito un attacco da parte di hacker internazionali malintenzionati, ed Þ stata costretta a chiudere temporaneamente il sito. Agli utenti Þ consigliato di cambiare immediatamente password giÓ usate su altri servizi in internet.

Di seguito il testo originale dal sito della White Wolf, attualmente presente sulla sua homepage.

<<Dear White Wolf Users,

Like many other well-known companies of the last few years, White Wolf was the target of an attack by international hackers this weekend. These hackers are now attempting to extort money from us with the threat of posting user data to the internet. We have no intention of paying this money, and are in contact with the FBI in an attempt to bring these criminals to justice.

We are choosing to make this public so that our users and fans can take any precautions needed to protect themselves. We are recommending that if you have used your White Wolf user password as the password for any other services you use on the internet, that you change them immediately.

These hackers were able to exploit a flaw in our software and access user data, this data included usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords. As far as we can ascertain, they were unable to access any credit card data (nor have they claimed they did). However, it is possible for the encrypted passwords they accessed to be decrypted given enough time.

In addition, the site will be down for the next few days while we evaluate some of the software we are using and take appropriate action to help prevent future attacks.

We appreciate your patience and concern while we work through the details of this process.

In addition to this posting we will be emailing our userbase with this information. For correspondence regarding this, please direct all queries to [email protected] . >>

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