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In the latest spat of gaming websites being comprised, the official Nintendo UK website has been updated to advise that there’s a large problem with phishing. Phishing is where an e-mail or website pretends to be another, this is usually a method employed by people who are after your personal details.
Codemasters have confirmed that on the 3rd June 2011, their official website underwent a sustained attack from crackers currently unknown. Codemasters, the UK’s largest games publisher, have advised that personal details have been stolen, such as names, ages, dates of birth and contact information. Fortuantely no credit card information or other financial details have been stolen in the attack.