Bethesda Warns Of Possible Security Breach

by Matthew Kato on Aug 15, 2011 at 05:08 AM

Bethesda has sent out an email to its forum users warning of a possible security breach of its user database. Forum users are told to reset their passwords just in case.

An email sent out to forum users reads:

Dear Bethesda Forum User,

We have identified a potential breach of our forum user database that occurred Friday morning, Aug 12. We have reset your forum password as a precaution, in the event that any encrypted forum user passwords were compromised.

When you next try to login to the forums, your old password will not work. Click the "I've forgotten my password link" underneath the login boxes, and follow the steps to setup a new password for your account.

We recommend you do not use your old password or a password you have used for other sites. Further, if your old forum password was used for any other online purposes, we recommend changing the password on those accounts as well.

If you have any concerns, visit the following link:

The company had a similar scare back in June.

[Thanks to reader o_JMan240_o for the tip!]