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Gabe Newell on the Steam hack: 'Probable' that user information obtained

The Steam forums and database was hacked in November, and Valve is still investigating the breach. In a new note to Steam users, Valve head Gabe Newell announced that "it is probable that the intruders obtained a copy of a backup file with information about Steam transactions between 2004 and 2008....

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Sony: 'No truth' to story of credit card information sale

During the marathon late-night press conference this weekend, Sony cleared up plans for the reactivation of PSN and the nature of the attack that led to its being taken down. What it didn't clear up was the status of users' credit cards. Responding to rumors that credit card numbers were offer...

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Capcom Visa cards full of hidden charges (just like Guile)

Those pre-paid Capcom Visa cards are nice collectibles, but it turns out that they do a little collecting of their own. In case you aren't intimately familiar with the minutiae of the credit card world, Defend Your Dollars laid out, in plain language, the fees associated with the prepaid cash card (...

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M. Buy Some Stuff: Capcom launches own pre-paid Visa

Capcom has announced its own branded, pre-paid Visa cards, the first run of which will feature artwork from Street Fighter IV, Resident Evil 5 and Bionic Commando. The Capcom Unity Card will be available online beginning February 17 -- SFIV's launch date, we're guessing not concidentally -- and of...

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PSA: Wii slot is for discs only, not credit cards

... not the physical cards. Here's an item of post-holiday hilarity from NeoGAF's HUELEN10. It may stretch credibility a bit, but it's a great story regardless of veracity! According to HUELEN10, some neighbors with whom he is casually acquainted informed him that they had just given their kids a ...

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Get a PlayStation credit card, $150 off PS3 purchase

If you're going to hurl yourself into an inescapable and ultimately ruinous pit of financial debt, at least do it for a good cause. Like video games! The official PlayStation blog has revealed a sleek little silver number in the form of a PlayStation-branded VISA credit card. Aside from facilitating...

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Wrath of the Lich King hits GameStop's credit card system for 500 damage

And now a scene from tonight's epic, midnight raid: Wrath of the Lich King casts Credit Card Overload. Wrath of the Lich King hits GameStop for 309. GameStop parries. Wrath of the Lich King hits GameStop for 403. GameStop's credit card servers suffers a 10% durability loss. Wrath of the Lic...

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Charge it with an Xbox 360 credit card

Microsoft is doing their darndest to make an Xbox 360 presence in the foreign lands of India, so much so that they've partnered with ICICI Bank and VISA to offer a new Xbox 360 credit card. For realz! Not only is this Xbox 360 credit card stylish and comes with the ability to get you a complete home...

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