Because it’s the most popular platform for buying PC games, it’s no surprise Steam accounts are stolen every day. In 2015, Valve said roughly 77,000 accounts are “hijacked” each month, a combination of hacking, passwords compromised by data breaches, or insidious tricks. Brian had his account stolen, too, but not the way you think. Brian’s father stole his account, one they shared together, after getting in his car, driving off, and leaving his family.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/43pvep/brian-shared-his-steam-account-with-his-dad-then-his-dad-stole-it