Credit card info possibly compromised in League of Legends hack

Riot Games has confirmed the League of Legends servers have been hacked, exposing the account data of some of its North American customers.

League of Legends is one of the most played games on the planet, boasting millions of users worldwide, but the attacks are said to have targeted North American account information.

What we know: usernames, email addresses, salted password hashes, and some first and last names were accessed,”the announcementread. This means that the password files are unreadable, but players with easily guessable passwords are vulnerable to account theft.”

In addition, 120,000 transaction records may have been obtained including hashed and salted credit card numbers – a possibility the company is investigating.

Sister site Develop has the full story.

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