Zynga Hack | Exposes 218 Million Accounts

Zynga affected 218 million usernames and passwords stolen from the company in September. Zynga confirmed that there was a breach of accounts login details for Draw Something and Words with Friends Players.

According to the Hacker News Sunday article, a hacker calling himself Gnosticplayer said he stole over 218 million player accounts. In November, Zynga had 67 Million active monthly users.

The company reported third-quarter revenue of $345.3 million, a 48% increase, on net income of $230 million. The game company says that the law enforcement authorities have been alerted and there is an ongoing investigation.

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Zynga is one of the world’s most successful social game developers with a collection of hit online games – FarmVille, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, and Café World,with over a billion players worldwide.

The stolen users’ information includes their:

  • Names
  • Login IDs
  • Facebook ID
  • Phone numbers
  • Email Addresses
  • Zynga account ID
  • Hashed passwords
  • Password reset token
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