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Guest posted a question in New NewsHackers have hit Blizzard's Battle.net online gaming network, stealing users' email addresses, the answers to their personal security questions, and information relating to mobile and dial-in authenticators. The intruders hit the company's North American servers, which support players in North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. Subscribers' credit card data, billing addresses and real names have apparently not been compromised, the "World of Warcraft" maker said. The combined data is not enough for anyone to gain access to Battle.net accounts, Blizzard contended. Philip Lieberman, president of Lieberman Software says the security breach could still be troublesome due to the exposure of email addresses. Combined with disclosure of their personal security answers, you have a pretty bad situation for many users, especially if these same questions are used for activities such as banking," Lieberman elaborated. The company has published warnings on its sites about the hack and apologized to users. It also said it is working with law enforcement. Fear My Moo of Fury Blizzard has recommended that subscribers change their passwords for Battle.net. It also suggests users who employ the same or similar passwords as on their Battle.net accounts for other purposes change them as well. Over the next few days, the company will prompt players on North American servers to change their secret questions and answers through an automated process. Blizzard users should change the answers to their personal security questions at all sites where they used the same question-and-answer pair. Using the same answer to the same password reset questions at multiple sites is "almost exactly the same thing as using the same password again." Blizzard will also prompt users of its mobile authenticator services to update their authenticator software. The company reminded users that phishing emails will ask for their password or login information, and it pointed out that emails it sends will not ask for their passwords.