Anonymous embed game in US Government website, enter Konami Code to play

Hackers operating as part of Anyonymous have responded to the suicide of SOPA activist and programmer Aaron Swartz by embedding a game into several US websites, accessible by inputting the fabled Konami Code.

8 years ago

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  • Sony Europe fined £250k over 2011 PSN outage breach

    SCEE has been fined £250,000 by the UK Information Commissioners Office over the infamous 2011 PSN date breach that sparked a panic among the press and gamers for fear that credit card data and other sensitive information was at risk. A video statement has been issued by the ICO on the matter this morning.

    8 years ago
  • Anonymous planning action against Zynga - rumour

    Over the weekend, a video surfaced in which a self-proclaimed Anonymous member announced the group’s intention to target Zynga.

    8 years ago
  • Anonymous targets Sony again, hopes to avoid consumer consequence

    Anarchistic Internet activist group Anonymous has Sony in its sights again, but doesn’t want to repeat the end user fallout of last year’s PSNgate incident.

    9 years ago
  • Anonymous picking up where Lulzsec left off

    Hacker group Anonymous has issued a statement today vowing to pick up where fellow hackers LulzSec left off, after its 50 day internet security rampage targeted several video game companies.

    10 years ago
  • Scotland Yard arrest of hacker had nothing to do with LulzSec

    A 19-year-old man charged with offences under the Criminal Law Act and Computer Misuse Act by the Metropolitan Police Service’s Police Central e-Crime Unit had nothing to do with LulzSec, according to the official Metro Police website.

    10 years ago
  • Anon: Sony attacks dropped, PSN users were “butthurt”

    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.

    10 years ago
  • Intruder - 2011's hacking story, from LulzSec to Anon

    LulzSec’s DDOS attacks against Minecraft and EVE last night are the latest instance in a year riddled with “intrusive” problems for games companies. Brenna tells 2011’s hacking story, and explains why there’s no end in sight.

    10 years ago
  • Spanish National Police arrest three Anonymous members in Spain

    The National Police in Spain have arrested three suspected members of the hacktivist group Anonymous, and according to the Spanish Policia Nacional website, one of the people arrested was hosting a server out of their home which supported DDoS attacks on businesses, websites, financial institutions and government agencies around the globe – as well as […]

    10 years ago
  • Eidos, Deus Ex websites hacked, personal info stolen

    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.

    10 years ago
  • Tuesday Shorts: GagaVille, Soul Calibur breasts, Thor, Nolan North, Portal turret

    Some things you just cannot make up no matter how hard you try. There’s a few of those in the shorts posted below.

    10 years ago
  • Anonymous press release: Sony, I am Disappoint

    Two weeks later, and Anonymous is still being blamed for the unauthorised access which lead Sony to take down the PlayStation Network and Qriocity servers, despite repeatedly pleading innocence. Now, the “hacktivist” group is getting annoyed, and, according to a new press release, disappoint.

    10 years ago
  • The Weekly Wrap – ME3 delayed, Anonymous vs PSN

    Some weeks are born great, and some have greatness thrust upon them. Others have rainbow-farting unicorns. This was the latter.

    10 years ago
  • Anonymous vets claim members of the group are likely behind attack on PSN

    Two members of Anonymous feel that at least one of its members was behind the attack on Sony, which resulted in the PSN service being brought down and user data being compromised.

    10 years ago
  • Anonymous denies lifting credit card details from PSN

    Anonymous has said that it isn’t responsible for stealing credit card information in the wake of PSN going down two weeks ago.

    10 years ago
  • "Anonymous" file found on server, Sony tells Congress

    Sony has issued a response to a US Congress subcommittee following the PSN hacker hearing held earlier today, revealing it found a file on its server saying, “We are legion”.

    10 years ago
  • Anonymous issues new PSN video, denies action

    Hacktivist group Anonymous has released a video message to PSN users over the fact US and EU online PlayStation services have been down since Wednesday, denying it had any involvement. Sony has already said PSN was taken offline thanks to an “external intrusion” and is currently working on “rebuilding” the “system”.You can watch the movie […]

    10 years ago
  • Hacked to death: Sony faces crunch-time over PSN failures

    Sony has been found immature and naive on hacking problems this year, and must address PSN security issues now or face dire consequences.

    10 years ago
  • Anonymous Sony Centre sit-ins fail to cause a stir

    After stating last week that it was dissatisfied with the out of court settlement between Sony and George ‘GeoHot’ Hotz, hacktivist group Anonymous went ahead with its planned in-store protests over the weekend. Reports suggest it was far from anarchy.

    10 years ago
  • Anonymous not satisfied by Sony vs GeoHot settlement

    Anonymous has announced it intends to carry through with planned protests at Sony stores, despite the out-of-court settlement of Sony’s case against PlayStation 3 hacker George “GeoHot” Hotz.

    10 years ago

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