Hacker steals 9 million Steam game activation keys

The hacker also stole 1.9 million Dota 2 account credentials.


Patrick Howell O'Neill


Posted on Aug 19, 2016   Updated on May 26, 2021, 5:41 am CDT

Over 9 million keys used to active video games on the massively popular Steam platform were stolen last month, ZDNet reports.

The hack targeted DLH.net, a gaming community site, which used a known vulnerability that allowed the attacker to gain access to its system. The alleged hacker stole credentials for 1.9 million Dota 2 accounts as well.

You can check if your data was stolen at LeakedSource.com, which has the full stolen database available for search.

You can read the full report at ZDNet.

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*First Published: Aug 19, 2016, 10:46 am CDT