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Hacker group threatens to take down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on Christmas

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 8:03am PST

Get ready to be extremely frustrated come Christmas Day.

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"My guess would be anywhere not involving something that will inevitably turn into an FBI operation. "

- steauengeglase see all 27 comments

Ubisoft Uplay plugin has nasty security hole

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2012 8:15am PDT

A nasty security hole discovered in Ubisoft's Uplay browser plugin could let naughty people run commands and programs on your PC simply with a few lines of code stuck into a webpage. And you may have the plugin installed without knowing it.

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"Now, this is the thing they did for security purposes, right? Oh. for THEIR security...my bad."

- AxeMan808 see all 11 comments

Cryptic reveals accounts breach to users

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2012 6:15pm PDT

Cryptic Studios alerted users today of a security breach from 2010 where a hacker got into account and password information.

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"Yes, I have my own domains and use unique mail aliases for every new registration. If one starts ..."

- kryofx see all 20 comments

Top News of 2011: PSN Outage

By Steve Watts, Jan 04, 2012 2:00pm PST

Today we begin our look back at the biggest news stories of 2011, starting with the widespread PlayStation Network outage.

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"Anyone have the link to that article that showed how they generated captchas from plain text, ..."

- rick see all 2 comments

Xbox Live security concerns continue to grow

By Xav de Matos, Jan 04, 2012 9:00am PST

Our investigation into the Xbox Live hacks continues. Today, we look at the Windows Live ID and ask Microsoft whether or not it has been compromised.

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"Great articles so far Xav. I'm glad that this issue is coming to light, but I think it is really ..."

- NinjaPatBeck see all 40 comments

LulzSec suspect arrested in UK

By Steve Watts, Jun 21, 2011 8:15am PDT

An arrest has been made in connection with the recent string of LulzSec hacks. Scotland Yard is also investigating for a possible connection to the PlayStation Network data breach.

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"the lizard pirate seaship boat goers that is some strong stuff homie use with caution"

- Downforce see all 39 comments

PS3 Firmware Update Combats Jailbreak Devices

By Xav de Matos, Sep 07, 2010 7:35am PDT

Sony has launched another mandatory firmware update for its home console, with hopes to close a hole in the system's security. According to the...

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"Wireless is slow, and your comment make no sense, I mean, did you really espect to be like more ..."

- menekis see all 59 comments