Hacker Accesses Second Life Users’ Confidential Data

Video Game Law Blog

September 14, 2006

Linden Labs, the operator of the popular capitalist-fantasy MMORPG, announced on Monday that a hacker had accessed a Web server for several hours, thereby accessing users' confidential information, including credit card numbers and passwords. Though no users have reported fraudulent charges or other problems since the incident, the company is asking its 660,000 subscribers to change their passwords in light of the security breach.

Coverage at http://shorl.com/bumepulofohu  (SiliconValley.com)