Entries in 'hackers' (19)

FIFA hackers stole millions from EA, FBI believes

FIFA hackers stole millions from EA, FBI believes

EA was the victim of a sophisticated hacking program that tapped into unearned FIFA coin funds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2016 at 9:51AM in News
Yahoo suffers world's biggest data breach

Yahoo suffers world's biggest data breach

Around half a billion Yahoo accounts were compromised in a security breach in 2014, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 11:08AM in News
Warframe hack saw 775k emails leaked

Warframe hack saw 775k emails leaked

Developer Digital Extreme has revealed that its online shooter Warframe was the victim of a hack back in November 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 10:58AM in News
Hackers claim they took down Pokemon Go servers

Hackers claim they took down Pokemon Go servers

Did you have trouble trying to get Pokemon Go to work over the blistering hot UK weekend? You weren’t alone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2016 at 10:38AM in News

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Ubisoft offers no second chances for Rainbow Six Siege cheats

Ubisoft offers no second chances for Rainbow Six Siege cheats

Zero tolerance seems to be very much the flavour of the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2016 at 2:57PM in News
Blizzard being ruthless with its Overwatch cheating bans

Blizzard being ruthless with its Overwatch cheating bans

Those who decide to cheat at Overwatch can expect the very harshest retaliation from developer Blizzard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:46AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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