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Nvidia Hacked: If you're a member of the Nvidia forums it's time to change your password.

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It's starting to get a bit ridiculous lately, huh? Sites are being hacked by the dozens it seems. Even if you choose a solid password you're not necessarily safe. The best thing you can do aside from choosing a strong password is to be sure never to use the same password on more than one website.

According to an NvidiaNvidia statement:

Nvidia wrote:

We suspended operations of the NvidiaNvidia Forums last week in response to suspicious activity and immediately began an investigation. We apologize that our continuing investigation is taking this long. Know that we are working around the clock to ensure that secure operations can be restored.
Our investigation has identified that unauthorized third parties gained access to some user information, including:

  • username
  • email address
  • hashed passwords with random salt value
  • public-facing "About Me" profile information

NvidiaNvidia did not store any passwords in clear text. "About Me" optional profiles could include a user's title, age, birthdate, gender, location, interests, email and website URL – all of which was already publicly accessible.
NvidiaNvidia is continuing to investigate this matter and is working to restore the Forums as soon as possible. We are employing additional security measures to minimize the impact of future attacks.
All user passwords for our Forums will be reset when the system comes back online. At that time, an email with a temporary password, along with instructions on how to change it, will be sent to your registered email address.
NvidiaNvidia is continuing to investigate this matter and is working to restore the Forums as soon as possible. We are employing additional security measures to minimize the impact of future attacks.
As a precautionary measure, we strongly recommend that you change any identical passwords that you may be using elsewhere.
NvidiaNvidia is continuing to investigate this matter and is working to restore the Forums as soon as possible. We are employing additional security measures to minimize the impact of future attacks.

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