Security breach hits online world

Monday, 11 September 2006, 1:50 PM EST

Every player of Second Life has been asked to change the password they use to enter the popular online world.

The alert follows a security breach in which a malicious hacker broke into a database holding information about Second Life's 650,000 users. This held names, addresses, passwords and encrypted credit card information.

At the BBC.

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