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PlayStation Twitter Hacked, PSN Database Possibly Compromised

By Charles Singletary, Aug 20, 2017 4:00pm PDT

The official PlayStation twitter account is most certainly in the hands of a third party but the rest we'll have to wait and see.

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"ohhh yeah, that is why i enabled that.. #sonysecurity #saidnoone"

- -TKF- see all 6 comments

Blizzard Asks For $8.5 Million in Motion Against Hack-Maker Bossland

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 16, 2017 9:50am PDT

Blizzard seeks $8.5 million against cheat and hack distributor Bossland citing DMCA breach.

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"Whoa it's an actual sueable entity not some random guy online"

- bolneze see all 2 comments

Nintendo Switch Hacked Through Browser Webkit Exploit

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 13, 2017 9:05am PDT

The exploit may pave the road to hacking Nintendo Switch root access.

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"Oh noes not the Nintendo switch! I'm still tossing up if I should get one, I really shouldn't ..."

- reddwarf_ see all 8 comments

NES Classic Gets Cracked and New Titles Added

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 09, 2017 12:15pm PST

Russian hackers crack the NES Classic Edition's security to add new games and homebrew titles.

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"How are they even connecting to it? Are they adding a USB port or something? "

- jdcope see all 14 comments

League of Legends hacked, 120,000 transaction records accessed

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 20, 2013 6:30pm PDT

Riot's League of Legends is the latest to suffer at the hands of hackers, with 120,000 transaction records from 2011 accessed.

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"Looks like its only North America according to that statement, so other areas should be okay? ..."

- Nehvrook see all 6 comments

Crytek sites hacked, user information possibly compromised

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Crytek is the latest to suffer a hacker attack. Four sites have been affected and user information may have been compromised.

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"I would like to see game server hacking offences punishable by genital mutilation."

- Endymion_ see all 2 comments

Ubisoft hacked: logins compromised; payment details safe

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 02, 2013 10:00am PDT

If the Great Video Game Hacking Spree of Spring 2011 didn't convince you to start using different passwords for every account, oh dear: time to change everything again. Ubisoft has confirmed that its account database was hacked, giving a miscreant access to user names, e-mai...

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Heroes of Newerth hacked

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 17, 2012 9:00am PST

A naughty hacker has busted into the database of S2's Heroes of Newerth, gaining access to account login information. If you've played the DotA 'em up and use a password shared with any other online account, you'll want to get changing those passwords and, honestly, start us...

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"well, since I only use the DB for keepass, good luck. Oh, and I have one BIGASS password to ..."

- vertdang see all 16 comments

Tera blocking whole continents to fight hacking and farming

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 01, 2012 4:30pm PST

Certain corners of the globe are maligned in MMORPGs as havens for hackers and gold farmers, and En Masse Entertainment not only agrees, it's taking action. The North American publisher of Tera plans to outright block great swathes of the world by IP.

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"That's pretty ballsy, and I'll admit, and I'm now a little more interested in this game than I ..."

- Home Nugget see all 13 comments

Rift hacked, user information stolen

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 23, 2011 6:15am PST

If you've played Rift, be aware that an account database of developer Trion Worlds has been hacked. The naughty hackers have made off with personal information including addresses and dates of birth, but Trion insists credit card details are safe.

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"usually this allways happens through a backdoor in the forums for the company.... no company has ..."

- Dark Drakonis see all 34 comments

Steam hack goes beyond forums, Valve reveals

By Xav de Matos, Nov 10, 2011 2:45pm PST

A letter from Valve boss Gabe Newell has revealed that an investigation into the "intrusion" that "defaced" the Steam forums on Sunday, November 6, was worse than the company originally believed.

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"since i re-installed SC so much, i just use that as my password"

- reverend~heresy see all 61 comments

Bethesda warns of another hack attempt

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 15, 2011 6:45am PDT

Bethesda's forums may have been hacked, the develop-o-publisher has warned. Users are advised to change the password of any online account which shared their forum password.

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"$5 says it was someone claiming to be mad at the whole Scrolls thing but actually doesn't give a ..."

- SlingBlaze see all 4 comments

QuakeCon old forums hacked; id retrospective panel announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 14, 2011 10:00am PDT

There's good QuakeCon news, and there's bad QuakeCon news. First, the bad: the old QCon forums have been hacked and passwords compromised. But the good: QuakeCon 2011 will gather venerated id veterans to tell stories in a '20 Years of id Software' panel.

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"Does this mean people who registered for quakecon 2011 or people who were on the forum?"

- GoldfishInAJarOfPickles see all 3 comments

Battlefield Heroes hacked in LulzSec swansong

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 27, 2011 6:00am PDT

The free-to-play Battlefield Heroes was briefly taken offline after LulzSec released user data from the beta version. With this final datablast, the hacker group has disbanded.

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"Either way it will be nice to have a break from the constant barrage of lulzsec reports lately"

- Wiz74 see all 8 comments

BioWare hacked, EA information compromised

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 23, 2011 7:45pm PDT

And the hacks continue. BioWare is informing users that hackers have "gained unauthorized access" and may have your personal information.

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"Got my email late last night. You'd think companies like Sony and EA would take online security ..."

- digitalrogue see all 38 comments