1. Hey there Guest: Just a heads up, Pokemon Showdown was recently compromised. If you use the same password for it and other services, we recommend that you change your password immediately to secure your account. You can read more about the incident here.
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Pokemon Showdown Compromised

Discussion in 'Site News and Updates' started by Starforce, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. Starforce

    Starforce Site Owner
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    Good evening NintendoPlus:

    It has been brought to my attention that on September 17th, Pokemon Showdown was compromised. An intruder obtained a database dump that includes user account information with encrypted (bcrypt) passwords. Since many of our members utilize this service, if you share any common passwords with Pokemon Showdown, we recommend that you immediately change your password to secure your account.

    Read more about the compromise here.

    - Starforce
     
  2. Kouen

    Kouen Guess who's back
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    I haven't used PS in quite some time so I'm not sure if I should care or not.
     
  3. Derpinator

    Derpinator gone again

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    Doesn't matter how long you ago you used it because PS doesn't wipe old accounts afaik. The issue is whether or not you have used the same password on another account (that they could make the connection between). Even if they couldn't find the relationship between two of your accounts, you shouldn't be reusing passwords anyway.
     
  4. Kane

    Kane If specified, this will replace the title that dis

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    I can't remember my PS password OR my account name. Dammit.
     

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