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EA Origin servers down, hacker group claims responsibility

EA’s Origin servers are down, causing widespread connectivity issues across the publisher’s catalogue of games, allegedly due to hacker activity.

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Hacker headlines

  • Apple on the warpath over in-app purchase hack

    The Next Web reports a hacker has exposed a hole in iOS’s in-app purchasing system which allows users to circumvent the actual paying part of the transaction. Naturally Apple is scurrying to plug the security leak, even going so far as to make copyright claims on YouTube videos demonstrating the method, but hasn’t yet found […]

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  • Sony given permission to subpoena George Hotz's PayPal records

    The California courts have given Sony permission to subpoena George Hotz’s PayPal account and any records relatied to it.

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