Steam faces security issue, exposes users’ personal information

New Delhi, Dec.26 (ANI): Steam, the Internet-based digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation offering digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer, and social networking have tripped into a security issue this festive season.

In the middle of Steam’s big winter sale when a number a people are using the platform to buy and play games, serious issue of security breach has come into light.

According to The Verge, a variety of users on Twitter, NeoGAF, and Reddit first noted that they can see other users’ account information including addresses and credit card data, instead of their own details.

The company clarified by saying that it is facing “configuration change”.

“Steam is back up and running without any known issues,” the company said.

“We believe no unauthorized actions were allowed on accounts beyond the viewing of cached page information and no additional action is required by users,” they added.(ANI)

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