Linden Lab, Second Life

Date Breach Made Public: 
September 8, 2006
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
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Breach Total Number: 
Dataloss DB
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On Sept. 6, Linden Lab discovered that a hacker accessed its Second Life database through web servers. The affected data included unencrypted account names, real life names, and contact information, plus encrypted account passwords and payment information. Second Life is a 3-D virtual world.