Monday, September 11, 2006

Second Life or SL dealt a security blow in real Life! Reports that the Linden Labs is forced to build a fortress around their real life servers, after a hackers compromising SL's servers.
The article state that "The security breach hit their databases, "which potentially exposed customer data including the unencrypted names and addresses, and the encrypted passwords and encrypted payment information of all Second Life users," according to their security bulletin. Credit card information remained protected, fortunately, and they've made the affected system more secure. One other effect of the attack was the resetting of passwords, which also opened up additional ways for users to remember their passwords, just in case."
MMORPG.BLOG site further have published to FAQ issued to all Second Life users. If your Email is lost to your spam gulping software, the head over to MMORPG site and read the FAQ together with comments or go directly to Second Life blog to read the security bulletin, state of the investigation.

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