Entries in 'hackers' (21)

Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Blizzard DDoS attack

Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Blizzard DDoS attack

Blizzard has suffered an attack on its servers that halted access to many of its games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 1:44PM in News
FBI hasn't told Apple how it cracked iOS

FBI hasn't told Apple how it cracked iOS

Concerns about Apple’s iOS security remain with the news that the tech giant still doesn’t know how US authorities successfully hacked into an iPhone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Apple boss Tim Cook has received the backing of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his security row with the US government.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2016 at 3:29PM in News

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White House and Trump round on Apple in iOS security row

White House and Trump round on Apple in iOS security row

Both officials speaking for the White House and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump have lashed out at Apple over its refusal to comply with FBI security requests.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2016 at 10:38AM in News
Apple says no to FBI's iPhone security backdoor request

Apple says no to FBI's iPhone security backdoor request

iPhone manufacturer Apple has publicly stated that it will not abide by an FBI request to build in a way for authorities to bypass iOS security.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
DayZ forums hacked, users urged to change passwords

DayZ forums hacked, users urged to change passwords

Developer Bohemia Interactive has said that a recent forum hack has led to a security breach of user data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
PS4 hit with hack, is running custom Linux OS

PS4 hit with hack, is running custom Linux OS

Hacking group fail0verflow has taken the biggest stride yet toward a full-scale hack of Sony’s PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 3:46PM in News

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Lizard Squad attacks National Crime Agency

Lizard Squad attacks National Crime Agency

Hacking collective Lizard Squad has targeted the website of the UK’s National Crime Agency in retaliation to a number of arrests made last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 1:52PM in News
Nintendo 3DS region free exploit available to Cubic Ninja owners

Nintendo 3DS region free exploit available to Cubic Ninja owners

Ubisoft platformer Cubic Ninja has again found itself at the centre of a 3DS hacking controversy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2015 at 11:20AM in News
Twitch makes users reset passwords after two potential hacks

Twitch makes users reset passwords after two potential hacks

Streaming video giant Twitch is forcing users to change their passwords after what was described as “unauthorised access to some Twitch user account information”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

A teenager from Merseyside has been arrested in connection to DDoS attacks on PSN and Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:27PM in News

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Hirai uses CES to criticise Sony Pictures hackers

Hirai uses CES to criticise Sony Pictures hackers

The boss of PlayStation owner Sony has used the CES 2015 press to slam the hackers who attacked Sony Pictures last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 9:13AM in News
Nintendo pulls 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja from Japanese eShop

Nintendo pulls 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja from Japanese eShop

The game at the centre of a 3DS hacking method has been pulled from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:52AM in News
Hackers convicted for unreleased Xbox code theft

Hackers convicted for unreleased Xbox code theft

Four hackers have been convicted in the US having admitted to the theft of unreleased game code from Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 12:48PM in News
eBay tells users to change passwords after database attack

eBay tells users to change passwords after database attack

Leading online retailer eBay has urged its users to change their passwords after its systems were attacked by hackers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 3:21PM in News

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Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Assorted hackers have claimed responsibility for a string of attacks that have disrupted a number of high-profile gaming services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 9:33AM in News
Credit card info possibly compromised in League of Legends hack

Credit card info possibly compromised in League of Legends hack

Riot Games has confirmed the League of Legends servers have been hacked, exposing the account data of some of its North American customers.

by Seth Tipps
on Aug 21st 2013 at 9:32AM in News
Crytek websites hacked, personal details may have been accessed

Crytek websites hacked, personal details may have been accessed

Crysis developer Crytek has warned users that their personal details may have been accessed in a website breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 3:39PM in News
Hackers attempt Apple dev site breach

Hackers attempt Apple dev site breach

Apple’s developer centre is currently offline and a message warns visitors that an attempt was made to access secure personal information of registered developers.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Club Nintendo Japan website hacked

Club Nintendo Japan website hacked

Nintendo has confirmed a breach of security on the Japanese version of the Club Nintendo website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 9:50AM in News