STEAM Hacked, Again - Maybe?

There is some debate as to whether or not hacker MaddoxX actually managed to hack Valve's STEAM, but DailyTech is reporting the following:
According to a posting made on an anti-STEAM website, MaddoxX has bypassed Valve's security system and accessed a significant chunk of data, including:
    •    Screenshots of internal Valve web pages
    •    A portion of Valve's Cafe directory
    •    Error logs
    •    Credit card information of customers
    •    Financial information on Valve
Valve's director of marketing, Doug Lombardi, denies that STEAM itself was hacked, and that the target was solely its Cyber Café billing system.  Either way, we suggest watching your bank statements closely if STEAM or its Cyber Café billing system has your financial information on file.  If there are any unusual purchases (What, you didn't buy that Monster Truck?) this could be the source.  If you have any information that might assist Valve in catching this hacker, please email
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We put too much trust in big corporations. Don't give out any of your information unless aboslutely necessary, and keep an eye on your statements for suspicious activity.

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It's times like this that I think of signing up for a credit monitoring system. The small cost is nothing compared to the hassle of having someone get your CC# and go shopping, or even worse, identity theft.

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