Tag Archives: hack
Wed, Oct 12, 2011 | 14:04 BST
Sony has detected a seemingly large scale hack attempt on the PlayStation Network among other services, and warned users to secure their log-in details.
Thu, Sep 01, 2011 | 21:12 BST
If there was ever any doubt that Sony would recover from the PSN hack attacks, let them be laid to rest now.
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 | 15:13 BST
Those who post on the Bethesda forums have been notified via email that a “potential breach” of the user database occurred during the morning of August 12.
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 | 05:06 BST
The latest games-related hacking attempt saw the compromise of a retired QuakeCon forum. Past users should consider re-securing any related log-ins.
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 | 17:06 BST
Battlefield Heroes is back online after the game was temporarily taken offline after LulzSec released more than 550,000 user account details.
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 | 15:55 BST
SCEA CEO Jack Tretton has admitted the recent hack attack on PlayStation Network gave the company a “wakeup call.”
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 | 14:08 BST
Epic has sent out emails to those how are registered on its website and forums that they have a new password after the site got hacked.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 03:48 BST
A hacker group has threatened imminent and drastic action against Sony – when it finishes with PBS.
Fri, May 27, 2011 | 07:47 BST
Sony chief Sir Howard Stringer has said he wasn’t even aware of past attacks on the PlayStation Network.
Fri, May 27, 2011 | 03:50 BST
Joining the sudden trend for external intrusions, venerable UK developer Codemasters has reported a hacking attempt on its website.
Wed, May 25, 2011 | 21:31 BST
Sat, May 21, 2011 | 16:43 BST
So-Net, a service provider for Sony users in Japan, was broken into and someone stole $1,225 worth of total virtual points from 128 account holders.
Fri, May 13, 2011 | 08:32 BST
Not being able to duke it out/shop for fake clothes online is kind of a bummer, but – at least, for most of you – your livelihood isn’t on the line. Some game developers, however, aren’t so lucky.
Fri, May 13, 2011 | 07:50 BST
The public websites for Eidos and its upcoming game Deus Ex: Human Revolution were apparently “defaced and plundered” in an attack on Wednesday, believed to have its origins within hacktivist group Anonymous.
Fri, May 06, 2011 | 05:18 BST
Hackers are said to be planning yet another offensive against Sony, and have apparently claimed responsibility for the attacks of April 16.
Fri, May 06, 2011 | 03:29 BST
Cyber-security expert Dr. Gene Spafford has told the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade that Sony allegedly ignored reports of gaping vulnerabilities on its servers.
Thu, May 05, 2011 | 00:21 BST
Hackers have reportedly circumvented Sony’s firmware removal of the PlayStation 3′s OtherOS feature, which historically permitted the user to install a version of Linux on their console.
Fri, Apr 29, 2011 | 14:30 BST
The cyber-security community and its shadowy cousin are abuzz today with rumours that hackers are offering to sell a database of 2.2 million credit card details stolen from Sony’s network.
Mon, Mar 14, 2011 | 06:45 GMT
Fri, Jan 28, 2011 | 02:12 GMT
Sony’s security minded firmware update, 3.56, has been hacked within hours of release, re-enabling custom firmware and once more throwing the console open to homebrew developers and pirates alike.