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Gamers who use the digital distribution network Steam were warned that their account information may have been exposed to hackers following a compromise of the company’s Web page and back end databases.  The incident yielded a slew of sensitive customer information, including user’s passwords and encrypted credit card numbers, Steam said.

While this spring’s PlayStation Network hack was certainly massive, a new infographic from Veracode illustrates just how sprawling the attack really was. The graphic traces the breach back to April’s “external intrusion” and eventual shuttering of Sony’s online gaming
network along with the subsequent hack of Sonypictures.com.

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