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Naïca Online (Naica Online) Issued a Statement, Denying That Were Was a Breach of Account Credentials And That They Stored Passwords in Plain Text

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While their game and some other behavior, including their communication, still seems to be utterly shit, I think it's just fair to hear out the other side and also point out some weird behavior from the OP of the thread with the original security breach claims.

Here is Naica Online's statement on their Discord:
OUVrgVW - Naïca Online (Naica Online) Issued a Statement, Denying That Were Was a Breach of Account Credentials And That They Stored Passwords in Plain Text


https://i.imgur.com/OUVrgVW.png

Seeing that the mods here also removed their warning post, I guess they were slightly trigger happy on that warning and didn't fully verify the claims.

Personal TL;DR after reading following all this and also following their Discord since yesterday:

Anti-cheat was non existent in Naica Online, so yes, plenty of exploits – not uncommon for plenty of indie titles like this though

OP of the original post likely did make up the part of being able to receive account credentials

It seems more like that OP just used data of data breaches of other services/games and those users just re-used these email / password combinations. "Hackers" trying to do that (creating a false narrative of a new leak by just using data of older breaches) is unfortunately pretty common.
156171 - Naïca Online (Naica Online) Issued a Statement, Denying That Were Was a Breach of Account Credentials And That They Stored Passwords in Plain Text

https://threatpost.com/anonymous-hack-minneapolis-police-department-fake/156171/

Now Naica still made the mistake to not have enough/any restrictions on login attempts. That's still pretty bad, but of course nowhere near as bad as a full breach and passwords saved in plain text. They also said that they fixed that, not sure if that happened now or sometime during these 6 months.

Now more about "gamingsec".

As somebody also following some infosec topics, I originally found some of the answers of "gamingsec" aka "SEO" in his thread a little bit suspicious and then joined the Naica Discord yesterday, to see some more interesting behavior:

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TLDR;DR:

  • Naica still bad but likely no breach of credentials via "gamingsec" and also likely no plain text password storage
  • Best case "gamingsec" likely was just a little overzealous and maybe young, worst case they tried to spin a false narrative around a data breach and passwords saved in plain text

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