Call of Duty Account Hacks Not True Assures Activision

According to game publisher Activision on social media today, the reports on Call of Duty accounts being hacked is not true.

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Recent reports suggested that several people online have revealed on Twitter that over 500,000 Call of Duty accounts have been compromised. It was due to a supposed-to-be grand hack. Of course it looked suspicious from the start, but it cause panic to the fans of the franchise.

The reports did not have any compelling evidence, but they did have their sources. There were also some screenshots that showed accounts being sold on Discord. Chaos ensued and then it reached the ears and eyes of Activision, who finally cleared things up.

Activision Support posted a statement on Twitter to clarify the claims:

Reports suggesting Activision Call of Duty accounts have been compromised are not accurate. We investigate all privacy concerns. As always we recommend that players take precaution to protect their Activision accounts, as well as any online accounts, at all times. You will receive emails when major changes are made to your Call of Duty accounts. If you did not make these changes, please be sure to follow the steps provided.

In any case, it would be wise to change passwords when rumors start appearing like these even though it turns out to be fake. It is better to be safe than to regret it later.