Users of the Steam gaming network have been warned that their account information may have been accessed by hackers.

"The warning came after an investigation of a Web site defacement that affected Steam's forums on November 6th," writes Threatpost's Christopher Brook.

"Hackers were able to bypass the message boards and access the site’s database, according to a message sent to the site’s users last night by Steam co-founder Gabe Newell," Brook writes. "The database contained customer’s user names, hashed and salted passwords, game purchases, email addresses, billing addresses and encrypted credit card numbers, according to the note."

Go to "Steam's 35 Million Users Compromised in Hack" to read the details.

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