Tag Archives: hacked
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 | 00:32 BST
Battle.net account information has been compromised, with Blizzard urging all members to take steps to secure their information.
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 | 00:33 BST
Cryptic Studios has asked all Star Trek Online and Champions Online account holders to check and reset their details after discovering an unauthorised intrustion.
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, 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.
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 | 08:29 BST
BioWare’s confirmed that up to 18,000 accounts have been compromised on its forums through an old Neverwinter Nights forums.
Sun, Jun 05, 2011 | 23:41 BST
Nintendo of American has announced its servers suffered an attack by hackers, but that no personal information was compromised.
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 04, 2011 | 02:53 BST
Sony has added a third security firm to its PlayStation Network attack investigation, alongside US Homeland Security and the FBI.
Wed, May 04, 2011 | 00:00 BST
Sony Online Entertainment has said that its own network and the PSN share architecture to “some degree”, and that both attacks were “similar in nature”.
Tue, May 03, 2011 | 14:59 BST
Tue, May 03, 2011 | 06:13 BST
Sony Online Entertainment has taken its services offline after apparently being hacked.
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 08:11 BST
Sony has issued a new statement on last week’s PSN info leak, seeking to explain why it took the firm nearly seven days to report data as having been compromised.
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 07:32 BST
A supposed chat log recorded from a discussion between PSN hackers has shown that data on the service wasn’t properly encrypted and that in the early days of PSN “you could see userpass, etc, plain”.
Tue, Apr 26, 2011 | 13:29 BST
Thu, Jan 13, 2011 | 11:01 GMT
A NeoGAF user is reporting that Sony has the abillity to ban hacked PS3s without online access.
Thu, Jul 03, 2008 | 08:42 BST
IT security firm Sophos has warned that hackers have broken into Sony’s PlayStation website and visitors’ computers are risk, GamesIndustry.biz explains.
Apparently the security firm has “discovered unauthorized code from criminals on pages promoting SingStar Pop and God of War. The code would cause pop-up to appear on visitors screen telling them viruses had been detected on their computer in an attempt to scare the user into purchasing anti-virus software,” says the site.
“The group further warned that the hackers who compromised the webpages could easily alter the payload so that it became more malicious, and install code designed to harvest confidential information from users among other things.”
By Mike Bowden