Entries in 'hack' (93)

Did Sony hold out about PSN outage?

Did Sony hold out about PSN outage?

The Japanese government has reportedly accused Sony of deliberately keeping quiet about the attack on its PlayStation Network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2011 at 11:50AM in News
Bethesda hack confirmed

Bethesda hack confirmed

Bethesda has confirmed that hackers have attacked several of its websites.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 13th 2011 at 5:53PM in News
Nintendo and Epic hacked

Nintendo and Epic hacked

Two further games companies have become embroiled in the hacking epidemic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2011 at 9:18AM in News
LulzSec exposes NHS security gaps

LulzSec exposes NHS security gaps

Infamous hack collective LulzSec has warned the NHS that its computer network is vulnerable to cyber attack.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jun 10th 2011 at 5:33PM in News

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Codemasters the latest hack victim

Codemasters the latest hack victim

UK publisher Codemasters has become the latest games company to see its online portal compromised by hackers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2011 at 3:42PM in News
Hirai: Hacking threatens "fabric of society"

Hirai: Hacking threatens "fabric of society"

The growing problem of online hacking represents more than simply a danger to PlayStation – it could actually threaten society itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2011 at 4:46PM in News
LulzSec promises further Sony hacks

LulzSec promises further Sony hacks

Sony's troubles with online security are from over, if a new claim by hackers is to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2011 at 5:32PM in News
Now Nintendo server is hacked

Now Nintendo server is hacked

Nintendo has become the latest games firm to fall victim to an online data hack, the Japanese company has confirmed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 6th 2011 at 10:57AM in News

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New Sony attack underway, hackers claim

New Sony attack underway, hackers claim

"Hey Sony, you know we're making off with a bunch of your internal stuff right now and you haven't even noticed? Slow and steady, guys."

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2011 at 12:07PM in News
Now Canadian Sony site is hacked

Now Canadian Sony site is hacked

Having just confessed to a fresh data theft from the Sony Greece BMG website, the PlayStation platform has now revealed a further breach of its online security.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2011 at 1:41PM in News
Sony suffers new data loss

Sony suffers new data loss

PSN remains online, but it seems that hackers are not letting up on their tirade against PlayStation platform holder Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2011 at 12:42PM in News
Hackers planning fresh PSN attack?

Hackers planning fresh PSN attack?

With PSN seemingly on the verge of a return to service, worrying rumours have emerged online claiming that Sony is being targeted for a third PSN attack this weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2011 at 11:00AM in News

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Anonymous denies Sony allegations

Anonymous denies Sony allegations

Activist group Anonymous has once again denied any involvement in the much publicised PSN hack, despite accusations from Sony to the contrary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2011 at 4:00PM in News
THQ and EA discuss PSN hack

THQ and EA discuss PSN hack

Leading execs from two of the world's biggest publishers have downplayed the economic impact that the collapse of PSN has had on their companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2011 at 11:54AM in News
Sony accuses Anonymous in PSN hack case

Sony accuses Anonymous in PSN hack case

The fanatical online activist group Anonymous has been named by Sony as a suspect of the PlayStation Network data breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2011 at 10:37AM in News
Microsoft loses $1.2m in XBLA scam

Microsoft loses $1.2m in XBLA scam

Xbox 360 hackers have found an exploit that has cost Microsoft $1.2 million.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 10th 2011 at 10:32AM in News

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Sony gets PS3 hack site IP addresses

Sony gets PS3 hack site IP addresses

Sony has won the right to acquire the online IP addresses of anyone who has visited George Hotz’ website over the past two years.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 7th 2011 at 12:28PM in News
PS3 modders unbanning themselves

PS3 modders unbanning themselves

And so it continues. Last week Sony said it would permanently ban any consumer who has modified their console. Great idea.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2011 at 12:18PM in News
Wii gamer hacker arrested in Spain

Wii gamer hacker arrested in Spain

A man was arrested in Spain for allegedly stealing details from thousands of Wii owners.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 15th 2011 at 3:59PM in News
Sony denied Google, PayPal subpoenas

Sony denied Google, PayPal subpoenas

Sony’s ongoing war on hackers has stumbled as a judge has ruled against the company’s planned subpoenas.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2011 at 11:20AM in News
Sony vs Hotz sends “dangerous message”

Sony vs Hotz sends “dangerous message”

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has spoken out against Sony’s efforts to prosecute George Hotz, the man behind the PS3 hack.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 25th 2011 at 10:34AM in News
Activision to close PSN COD servers?

Activision to close PSN COD servers?

PS3 owners may find themselves unable to play the latest Call of Duty titles online after Activision admitted it’s considering pulling PSN support from the games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 19th 2011 at 10:56AM in News
PS3 crack leads to game piracy

PS3 crack leads to game piracy

The first claims of full-scale piracy on the PS3 have surfaced on the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2011 at 9:45AM in News
Minecraft meets Kinect

Minecraft meets Kinect

A compatibility software engineer has managed to port an image taken from Kinect into the PC world-building game Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 3:46PM in News
Sony: We will fix PS3 hack

Sony: We will fix PS3 hack

Sony has vowed to defeat the renewed surge of people breaking through the security measures built into the PS3.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 7th 2011 at 10:55AM in News