Ubisoft Warns Account Holders Of Security Breach Affecting Personal Information

Change your passwords, people.

Change your passwords, people.

If you’ve got an account with Ubisoft, you should probably change your password lickety-split to something super secure. The video game company announced today that an intruder gained illegal access to some of its online systems. While Ubisoft says it’s closed off the breach, data like email addresses, encrypted passwords and user names was accessed.

In a blog post on the company site, Ubisoft says it’s started a thorough investigation while assuring account holders that since no  credit/debit information is stored by Ubisoft, that info is safe.

Ubisoft is recommending that users not only change their password on their site, but anywhere else on the Web where you use a similar or identical password.

“We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and we would like to thank you for your understanding,” the statement reads.

In the meantime, “Ubisoft’s security teams are exploring all available means to expand and strengthen our security measures in order to better protect our customers. Unfortunately, no company or organization is completely immune to these kinds of criminal attacks.”

For more information check out Ubisoft’s full post and Q&A section in the source link below.

SECURITY UPDATE FOR ALL UBISOFT ACCOUNT HOLDERS [Ubisoft]