'Planetside 2' Euro servers hacked, password change required

If you're gaming on the European side of Planetside 2's servers, they've been hacked and now you need to change your password.

Sony Online Entertainment have sent out notice to all Planetside 2 European players that it would be a good idea to change your credentials as soon as possible.
“We have ascertained that there was recently unauthorized third-party access to one of our systems. The possibility that your data (Email address and password) has been accessed by an unauthorized third party cannot be excluded,” the publisher admitted.

“We were able to detect the problem promptly and took all necessary action to rectify the issue. Your account data is encrypted with us for your security. Nevertheless, we have decided to take preventative measures in order to ensure the highest degree of security.”
If your account gets suspended due to unauthorized activity you'll be able to reset your password and retrieve the account through here.
“The security of your data is of paramount importance to us and we are continually working to ensure that our systems always comply with the most up-to-date security standards,” SoE promised.

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused and kindly ask for your patience and understanding.”
Sony Online Entertainment has long been a target for hackers.

Via VG247