'Clash Of Clans' Creator Supercell Hacked!; The Truth About 1 Million Accounts Compromised
"Clash of Clans" creator Supercell confirmed that the accounts of the game community forum have been hacked. According to reports, over 1 million accounts have been compromised.
"Clash of Clans'" Community Forum Was Breached Since September 2016
"Clash of Clans" creator Supercell has issued an official statement which reveals that the breach occurred in September 2016, affecting the site's forums. However, the company disclosed that the game accounts were not affected.
Reports indicate that Supercell is currently probing into a likely vulnerability which allowed the third party hackers to obtain illegal access to some forum user information such as encrypted passwords and emails. The company also announced that the breach has already been fixed.
The "Clash of Clans" creator also noted that the company takes such breaches seriously, following strict policies in terms of security. Supercell also wanted to make it clear that the breach affects only the Forum service, and that the game accounts have not been compromised. However, Supercell asked the users to change their passwords immediately.
Supercell has since apologized for the hacking incident. Meantime, the "Clash of Clans" creator also makes the hit games "Clash Royale", "Hay Day" and "Boom Beach", Venture Beat reported.
"Clash of Clans" Updates Released Alongside New Jump Spell & Wizard Events
"Clash of Clans" gets a new optional update along with a new string of events. According to reports, the players can now get a Jump Spell discount and save on Wizards someday. Additional details are reportedly available in the Supercell forums.
The optional patch of the "Clash of Clans" update brings a few bug fixes for Clan Castle and troop display errors. Aside from this, optimization to memory is also expected to improve the performance on older devices, according to Touch Arcade.
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