Update About GAME.co.uk hack and data leak, Game says nothing happened

Yesterday we came across a data dumped that claimed to be from game.co.uk, however since then game has announced that no breach has happened and all accounts are safe. So this is either 1 of three things, they are telling the truth, they are telling story's or they are just unsure. Either way its good to see a fast public response from them, least that shows they are on top of whats going on. Official statement from Game as posted on facebook:

We know that some of you have been concerned about the rumour going around today about our data. Please rest assured that we always take data issues very seriously and have investigated this claim thoroughly. Here are our official words: "At GAME we guard our customers' details very carefully. We have thoroughly investigated the hacking claims made today by the website Pastebin, and can confirm that they are entirely false. The published email addresses are not registered users of GAME.co.uk, and there has been no breach of our database security. We would like to assure all our customers that their details are well protected, and advise anyone who has any questions to contact our customer services team via the website, our Facebook page or Twitter account." Anna-Marie Mason, GAME spokesperson Customer Services phone: 0871 200 1221 (office hours) Customer Services email: www.game.co.uk/contact

Must note tho that on the game twitter account some followers have made some decent notes as to why they left the site up and running while they investigated this, when if it was a true data leak could of caused extra troubles for users within them times.

Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone

Information Security Data Analyst, Investigative Journalist, Technology Lover, Mechanic.

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