Town Of Salem Hacked Leaving More Than 7.6M With Compromised Data

What went wrong and why did it take so long for developer BlankMediaGames to notify some 7.6 million game players?

BlankMediaGames (BMG) has confirmed that it suffered a data breach impacting more than 7.6 million players of popular browser-based role playing game Town of Salem. The breach was first disclosed on December 28th in an anonymous email to security firm DeHashed that included evidence of the server compromise and access to the complete player database. DeHashed state that the total row count of that database is 8,388,894 which included some 7,633,234 unique email addresses.

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