Overseas virtual pet site NEOPETS Customer data leakage -For those who have experienced play, change the password
Overseas virtual pet site Neopets has announced on the official SNS that customer data managed on the site may have leaked.
According to the post, the e-mail address and password for logging in to the site may be affected. We ask the user to change the password and if you use the same password as Neopets on other sites, we recommend that you change it. According to Polygon, the number of accounts affected is 69 million.
Following the data infringement, he is currently investigating the damage status with the cooperation of Forensic Services. In addition, it is said that data protection and system strengthening with the cooperation of law enforcement agencies. It seems that future information will be sent through the official SNS as soon as it is found.
Neopets ended the Japanese service in 2008, but is still accessible from Japan. Not only those who are currently playing, but also those who have been playing in the past may be better to deal with the password change.