The War Z hack: ‘no evidence that account details were accessed’, says dev

By Dave Cook, Monday, 15 April 2013 10:35 GMT

The War Z was hacked a few weeks ago and it was feared that user account details were at the mercy of those behind the attack. However, publisher OP Productions has assured players that their details weren’t accessed.

Eurogamer reports that the publisher issued a statement on the matter that said, “We did not find definitive evidence that our game account database was accessed,” and shed light on what exactly the hackers did, “They were able to ban up to several dozens of players randomly.

“We disabled the hacked accounts, identified the wrongly banned players and reversed those bans within hours of the attack. We are continuing to invest significant resources to make our system even more secure.

“We all know that the online world is never 100 per cent secure against aggressive and sophisticated hackers. This experience has been a humbling one for your War Z Team. We have recommitted ourselves to providing a secure and enjoyable game for our players. We will keep working to improve our game and our security in keeping with that commitment. We are sincerely sorry that this incident occurred and greatly appreciate the loyalty of our players.”

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