Valve posts update on Steam's "Troubled Christmas"

Valve has posted an update to the Christmas debacle on Steam, which saw users logging in to see other users information.

"On December 25th, a configuration error resulted in some users seeing Steam Store pages generated for other users. Between 11:50 PST and 13:20 PST store page requests for about 34k users, which contained sensitive personal information, may have been returned and seen by other users."

The update explains what happened and how Valve dealt with it. It's worth a read if you noticed any issues during the holiday sales and usage.

The article finishes: 

"We will continue to work with our web caching partner to identify affected users and to improve the process used to set caching rules going forward. We apologize to everyone whose personal information was exposed by this error, and for interruption of Steam Store service."

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