Entries in 'Hacking' (12)

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
Smedley warns hacker: 'I'm coming for you'

Smedley warns hacker: 'I'm coming for you'

Daybreak Game Company CEO John Smedley has lashed out at a hacker after the Lizard Squad member was convicted on 50,700 hacking chargers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:07PM in News
Xbox Live and PSN hacker gets suspended sentence, escapes prison

Xbox Live and PSN hacker gets suspended sentence, escapes prison

One of the key people behind the DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PSN last December has escaped jail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
Lizard Squad member pleads guilty to 23 charges

Lizard Squad member pleads guilty to 23 charges

A 17-year-old member of hacker group Lizard Squad has pleaded guilty to 23 charges, including swatting. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 22nd 2015 at 12:20PM in News

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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
Rockstar denies Social Club hack claims

Rockstar denies Social Club hack claims

Grand Theft Auto V creator Rockstar has said that its Social Club service has not suffered a hack.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 11:38AM in News
GitHub downed by DDoS attack

GitHub downed by DDoS attack

GitHub is one of several major firms that has been the victim of cyber attacks over the last few days.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 30th 2015 at 2:39PM in News
Latest iDevices face fresh hacking threat as Lightening Connector hack opens door

Latest iDevices face fresh hacking threat as Lightening Connector hack opens door

Apple faces a fresh security threat with reports that the jailbreaking community has made a breakthrough in accessing newer iOS devices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:36PM in News

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Raptr users warned to change passwords after site hack

Raptr users warned to change passwords after site hack

Video games social network Raptr has said that some of its users’ data may have been accessed in a recent hack of its servers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 9:44AM in News
League of Legends hacked

League of Legends hacked

Riot Games' world-dominating online battling game League of Legends has suffered a security breach that has exposed some users credit card information.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 12:10PM in News
VIDEO: Watch Dogs gameplay trailer explores hacking options

VIDEO: Watch Dogs gameplay trailer explores hacking options

With a little over three months to go before its release, Ubisoft has released a tantalising gameplay video for next-gen title Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2013 at 10:27AM 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