Multiplay Servers Hacked – Is Someone Upset That They Were Bought by GAME?




/ 5 years ago

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Reports have emerged that Multiplay’s servers have been hacked. Members have received e-mails from Multiplay warning them that unauthorised access of their servers may have compromised user accounts, advising them to protect their personal information and to change their passwords.

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Multiplay’s Twitter account has confirmed that the e-mail is genuine:

Southhampton-based Multiplay is one of the largest online gaming servers out there, with last year’s annual Insomnia gaming festival attracting 67,000 players. The hack could be seen as a protest attack following Multiplay’s purchase by UK retailer GAME for £20 million earlier this month, which has disgruntled some gamers, and seems timed to undermine this year’s Insomnia which is set to take place from 3rd – 6th April at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.



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