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Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Steam's password recovery bug fixed which allows anyone to hack accounts



steam password recovery bug hacking















Valve has fixed an issue that allowed Steam accounts
to be hacked by anyone and it does not requires 
and coding skills.



Cyberspace's most well known gaming platform STEAM has recently a security break which allows hackers to steal user's passwords.

You want to hack a user's password in the website, its very easy with only the user's username, a hacker/attacker could retrieve it and with what its designer Valve mentioned as a 'bug' in the forget your password widget.

The gamers who play games at the steam website may well know that if you forget your password and you want to retrieve it back then the website requires you to enter your username, phone number or e mail address and then you receive an email what has a set of codes and information to reset your password.

The designer Valve has fixed an issue that allowed Steam accounts to be hacked by anyone and it does not requires and coding skills. The hacking was made possible by a bug in the password reset form, which didn't include a checking procedure before redirecting users to a new page.

The security issue was first reported by one of fellow gamers in the site.

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