Graphics technology firm NVIDIA has temporarily closed its online developer forum, after it fell victim to hackers who may have gained access to members’ hashed passwords.
A notice on the NVIDIA Developer Zone website has reminded users of the importance of ensuring that you do not use the same passwords on multiple websites.
NVIDIA suspended operations today of the NVIDIA Developer Zone (developer.nvidia.com). We did this in response to attacks on the site by unauthorized third parties who may have gained access to hashed passwords.
We are investigating this matter and working around the clock to ensure that secure operations can be restored.
As a precautionary measure, we strongly recommend that you change any identical passwords that you may be using elsewhere.
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