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A Syrian hacker who claims to lớn have hacked into lớn Supercell’s Facebook pages và administrator panel says he/she did it to teach the games company a lesson.

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Supercell has confirmed in public posts on Facebook and Twitter that the Facebook pages for its hit games Clash of Clans và Hay Day were indeed “hacked.” Company representatives did not respond to an inquiry about the juicier half of the hacker’s offerings: Screenshots of internal audience và revenue numbers.

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Those alleged numbers include 29.4 million daily active users on Feb. 7 & $5.15 million in revenue that day, though it’s not clear if that number is just for Clash of Clans or the company as a whole. The hacker, who goes by the online pseudonym Ethical Spectrum, also provided to lớn Re/code the following screenshot of another daily metrics chart, noting 11.6 million players for an unspecified mobile game worldwide and $1.49 million in revenue that day.

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Ethical Spectrum declined to explain how he/she allegedly broke into lớn the company’s metrics, but claimed in an email that Supercell had a chance lớn stop it.

“I tried to give them the advice of security, but did not give sầu me any attention,” Ethical Spectrum wrote in an tin nhắn. “So I gave sầu them a lesson. … Before I hachồng them, I found their CEO email address.”

“No respond = haông chồng,” he/she added.

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Even if Supercell CEO Ilkka Paananen did receive và ignore an email from Ethical Spectrum, it’s worth noting that the company offers a more general liên hệ tin nhắn on its website’s Liên hệ Us page.

Polygon reports that the pages were accessed through a social truyền thông management tool called Engagor. Update: Engagor CEO Folke Lemaitre emailed the following statement to lớn Re/code with an explanation:

On February 10th, an unauthorized individual gained access to lớn one of Supercell’s employee’s e-mail tài khoản. This e-mail trương mục was subsequently used khổng lồ gain access lớn several private sources of information. One of these is the Engagor ứng dụng, which Supercell uses to manage it’s Facebook page. … Supercell acted quickly on this breach of security and informed Engagor. Engagor responded within minutes by closing down access lớn the tài khoản. At no time Engagor’s security as such was breached.

Lemaitre’s statement suggests that the metrics panel those audience và revenue numbers came from was likely one of the “several private sources of information” connected lớn the compromised tin nhắn address.

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Via a tweet, Ethical Spectrum denied having had access lớn Supercell players’ credit card information. The hacker’s Twitter also offers up an entertaining footnote: After choosing to lớn go after a free-to-play game developer, Ethical Spectrum now claims to be inundated with emails begging for virtual currency:

https://twitter.com/Eth_Spectrum/status/432774115309531136

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.


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