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Jan 3, 2019, 07:42 AM 3,598 read

The Daily Moot (1/2/19)

News Picks

1. ‘Town of Salem’ Data Breach Compromises 7 Million Players

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Town of Salem is a fun online game that tests your abilities to lie and detect when others are lying. Recently, the developers of the game suffered a massive data breach that apparently compromised the personal information of more than 7.6 million players. The hacked information includes usernames, emails, passwords, IP addresses, game activity, and payment information. You can use the website to see if your information has been compromised.

  2. Fallout 76 has been Nuke-Free all Year   An unexpected bug in Fallout 76 has left players unable to launch nukes since the new year started. While a New Year’s armistice sounds like a possible event, Bethesda has confirmed this short-term peace was entirely unplanned. It seems Fallout 76 in 2019 is picking up exactly where Fallout 76 in 2018 left off. Confusing headlines, poor communication from Bethesda, and a dwindling player base.

  3. Get a Free Indie Game Every Day in 2019   Alright, now this is really cool. An indie game developer named Rami Ismail has announced a new game launcher that will give you a free, small game every day for all of 2019. The games will only take about five minutes to play through and will range in genre, from puzzlers to platformers. The launcher will download one game at midnight GMT which will only be available to play for 24 hours. Check the article below for more information and a link to download the game launcher, called Meditations.

  4. Activision Blizzard Fires Their CFO   Activision Blizzard announced this week they are firing their chief financial officer Spencer Neumann, who appears to be headed to work at Netflix. While Activision Blizzard has certainly had a bumpy year, with declining numbers almost across the board, they said in the announcement that the firing is unrelated to the company’s finances over the last year.

  5. Xbox Game Pass for January has Some Sweet Games   Xbox Game Pass will be bringing some excellent games to Xbox players over the course of January. On January 3rd you’ll be able to play Ark: Survival Evolved and Life is Strange 2: Part 1. If you haven’t played Life is Strange before, you can play both the first game and the prequel game through Xbox Game Pass as well. Just Cause 3 is the other big headline game, which will be available on January 10th. Check the article below to see the other games that are included in this month’s Xbox Game Pass lineup.

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  • NO NAME verified Jan 3, 2019, 10:08 AM

    Thanks Moot. I had no idea but the leaked with Town of Salem. I checked and sure enough my account was one of the 7 million.

  • Captaindoody77 LV.18 Wild West Jan 3, 2019, 10:10 AM

    Same dude

  • RoyalFreak LV.11 Creeper Jan 3, 2019, 10:12 AM

    Same here mate, anything to do bout it?

  • Rue verified Admin Jan 3, 2019, 11:02 AM

    Change your passwords if any are similar to/same as the one of the compromised account. Add 2FA to any accounts that can use it. Use different passwords for every account and keep them complex. Change your email password with this stuff in mind!

  • Lucidem LV.27 Nightmare Jan 3, 2019, 08:23 PM

  • NO NAME verified Jan 3, 2019, 10:46 AM

    Yeah I'm just lucky that I don't use the email anymore.

  • Captaindoody77 LV.18 Wild West Jan 3, 2019, 10:10 AM

    Shit they got mine

  • RoyalFreak LV.11 Creeper Jan 3, 2019, 10:14 AM

    Oh no, my shizz been got

  • Apache LV.13 Chief Jan 3, 2019, 10:21 AM

    Yep. They got me too. Also from facepunch in 2016. Also on my main email address from Unreal Engine... No wonder my bank account got hacked...

  • RoyalFreak LV.11 Creeper Jan 3, 2019, 11:05 AM

    Oh no

  • NO NAME verified Jan 3, 2019, 10:46 AM


  • UndoRedo LV.3 Lurker Jan 3, 2019, 11:15 AM

    My ToS got breached ;(

  • NO NAME verified Jan 3, 2019, 11:20 AM

    Got my email but there is no payment creds so I am somewhat safe.

  • Just Nathan LV.35 Master Jan 3, 2019, 11:21 AM

    Hmmn ...

  • DragonKingIsOP6 LV.4 Lurker Jan 4, 2019, 08:18 AM

    Who wants to join my clan
    Any console
    And mic is required
    Gamer tag must have GLPO_ and any thing after like GLPO_God or GLPO_Fright
    In order to join clan u have to 1v1 in build battle me or my friend my gamer tag is DragonKingIsOP6 and on my clan account gamertag is GLPO6Dragon

  • RoyalFreak LV.11 Creeper Jan 9, 2019, 12:01 PM

    Wtf does this have to do with anything in this post?

  • DragonKingIsOP6 LV.4 Lurker Jan 10, 2019, 11:31 AM

    Cause i need clan mates

  • SolaCat LV.4 Breacher Jan 8, 2019, 06:35 AM

    Good thing I didn’t download Town of Salem