Over 200 million 'Words with Friends' players may have had their passwords stolen in a recent data breach

Business Insider | 10/2/2019 | Kevin Webb
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"Words with Friends" developer Zynga has suffered a data breach that may have exposed player data to hackers.

A hacker who claimed to be behind the attack told The Hacker News that the database he accessed included data for more than 218 million users — including passwords, names, and email addresses.

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While Zygna confirmed the breach in a public statement, the company did not specify how many users may have been impacted or what specific information was exposed.

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More than 200 million people may have been impacted by a data breach at Zynga games, the company responsible for games like "Words with Friends" and "Draw Something." On September 12, Zygna announced that a database containing player account information may have been accessed by an outside hacker.

Now, an alleged hacker has claimed responsibility for the incident, and said that he was able to access the information of...
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