Tag Archives: hacking
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 | 12:18 BST
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 | 07:02 BST
If you hack the PlayStation 3, Sony will sue the pants off you and you’ll land a job at one of the most important tech companies in the Western world. Lesson learned.
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 | 15:44 BST
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 05:19 BST
So a bad thing happened to PSN recently. You may have heard about it. Given that it has ears everywhere, Microsoft also caught wind of Sony’s no good, very bad month. Make no mistake, however: the console-maker’s not popping any champagne bottles over its bitter rival’s darkest of hours.
Wed, Jun 22, 2011 | 06:57 BST
Mon, Jun 20, 2011 | 11:50 BST
CBS has reported the news that Sega Pass has been hacked to the tune of 1.3 million sets of account details as, “Sega Genesis hacked”. That’s it. Poor the CBS. Thanks, FutureDave.
Sun, Jun 19, 2011 | 09:44 BST
Sat, Jun 18, 2011 | 17:05 BST
LulzSec published a filed yesterday which supposedly contained login and password information for users of Facebook, PayPal, Twitter, “dating sites,” and Xbox Live.
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 | 18:01 BST
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 | 07:43 BST
A VG247 interview has confirmed that Anonymous has dropped action against Sony, as well as branding PSN users “selfish” and “butthurt” over their anger at the service’s recent outage.
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.”
Mon, Jun 13, 2011 | 16:46 BST
Bethesda’s confirmed that hackers have compromised personal data belonging to users on its websites and the stats site for Brink.
Fri, Jun 10, 2011 | 16:37 BST
Codemasters has confirmed that its website had suffered an “attack” and “intrusion” last Saturday.
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.
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 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.
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.
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”.