Steam Hacked: Accounts Compromised, Community Offline
There have been reports from individuals on NeoGAF, Reddit, and Twitch TV that Steam has been hacked. Streamers Summit1G, Phant0ml0rd, Goldglove, and JoshOG reported that they lost their accounts. Reddit user ryugarulz reported they lost items from their account on July 21st when a user logged into the account and Steam never send an email requesting a new PC login. At the time this article is being published, the Steam Community is down as well There had also been claims that the situation was under control and had been fixed; however, at 09:11 U.S. Eastern Time NeoGAF user Lucifon posted a claim that supports new chatter that Steam is experiencing a massive attack.
Lucifon alleges to have woken up this morning with multiple password reset requests and Steam Guard requests in his emails. The claims were filed from a device in the Russian Federation, while the NeoGAF user is living in the United Kingdom. The user checked his email account security only to find there were no login attempts from the Russian Federation, therefore meaning the hacker compromised Steam and Steam Guard without needing access to the email.
For the latest information pertaining to the compromisation of the largest PC gaming network, keep tuned into Dual Pixels.
UPDATE [2:20 P.M. EST]: STEAM COMMUNITY NOW UP, DUAL PIXELS REACHED OUT TO STEAM FOR COMMENT
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