Tag Archives: hackers
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.
Tue, Apr 26, 2011 | 23:04 BST
Sony has updated an official Q&A regarding the PSN outage, along with information pertaining to the illegal, and unauthorized intrusion which occurred on the service between April 17 and April 19.
Mon, Apr 04, 2011 | 09:09 BST
The activist arm of Internet hive mind Anonymous has targeted Sony, apparently in retribution for the company’s legal pursuit of PlayStation 3 hackers GeoHot and Graf_Chokolo.
Thu, Feb 10, 2011 | 07:24 GMT
As you’re probably aware, Sony’s been having a hell of a time with hackers lately. Most recently, the console maker hit yet another speed bump on its fast track to court: how can you sue someone if you have no idea who they actually are? Sony’s answer: turn the Internet upside-down and give it a good, hard shake.
There’s just one problem with that, however. Sony’s come up against a type of judge we’re sure it dreads – one that says “no.”
Fri, Jan 28, 2011 | 17:03 GMT
Thanks to the latest firmware update for PS3, some Call of Duty: Black Ops players have been banned for cheating.
Thu, Mar 04, 2010 | 03:30 GMT
One of DRM’s many problems has always been its staying power. Publishers build their walls higher and higher, but pirates just bulldoze right over them time and time again.
Ubisoft, however, thought its anti-piracy solution was different. And, unfortunately (or extremely fortunately, depending on how you look at it), Ubisoft thought wrong.
Sun, Apr 26, 2009 | 09:10 BST
Someone hacked into Atlus’ website yesterday and embedded a trojan that has quite possibly spread to online users.
The publisher warns that those who visited its website between 9:00am PST and 2:30pm PST could have been infected.
“The faith and trust of our fans is of the utmost importance to us, a responsibility we don’t take lightly,” said a statement released by the company.
Atlus has since temporarily shut the site down and urges those who stopped by to run a malware scan immediately.
Fri, Feb 20, 2009 | 11:06 GMT
According to this BBC report, “Xbox Live is being targeted by malicious hackers selling services that kick players off the network.”
These services, apparently, are “proving popular with players who want a way to get revenge on those who beat them in an Xbox Live game.”
Halo 3 players are a popular target for the attacks, says the piece.
Microsoft’s investigating the claims and will ban Live users found guilty of illegal player-expunging.
Full thing through there. Thanks, Roybott.