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Recent Server Data Breach (Feb. 5, 2017)

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Hello,

As some of you may know, we suffered from a data breach in which a hacker gained full access to one of our systems that houses this forum system. During this breach the attacker had access to our full file system and was able to acquire all of our RCON passwords to our Rust servers among other data.

This is why we went offline suddenly and had an unplanned wipe on Sunday (Feb. 5). This was an attempt to limit the damage caused by this attack. We quickly closed this breach as soon as we became aware of the attack. We are still investigating the breach to get a full understanding of what exactly was accessed/taken, however, we are confident that no player or customer data was taken or accessed. With that being said, I would like to remind everyone that we do not store ANY data used during a transaction. PayPal is our one and only vendor for this exact reason. When you purchase something, whether it be with your PayPal account credit or a credit card linked to your PayPal account, we do not receive any of this information. All our system receives is a confirmation of payment and a PayPal transaction ID.

We know that many of you have put your trust in us and we let you down. We apologize and vow to do better in the future. We are currently in the process of implementing new security features that will greatly reduce the chance of this happening again in the future.

As a precaution, we have signed everyone out of their accounts forcing you to log back into them. Additionally, while we are confident no account details were taken, we do encourage all users to change your password A.S.A.P. as a precaution.

If we make any new developments we will keep you posted here on this topic.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me on our Discord Server or reply directly on this topic.

Regards, Moose Staff

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Huh, well I'm changing my password now but mayhaps if you REALLY want people changing their password quickly you should consider using the Discord or email as I have about a hundred message boards people seem to think I should be checking every day so sometimes messages like this slip through the cracks.

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legit no reason to comment on this. made me think it just happened yesterday until i saw the post date. don't bump old threads to scare old people

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