On 8 July Konami discovered that 35,252 unauthorised login attempts had been successful out of over 4 million attempts to gain access, Joystiq reports.
“An external service provider” is to blame for leaks of confidential login information according to Konami. All users are bring urged to change their passwords as a precaution. Any users whose account was accessed will be contacted by Konami as their username, password, address, phone number, date of birth and email address may have been stolen.
Konami says it has “strengthened its security and raised its monitoring level, and measures have been taken to ensure that IDs and passwords involved in these unauthorized logins can no longer be used to log in.” in the wake of the breach.
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