Entries in 'Hacking' (27)
20 year-old Adam Mudd has been sentenced to two years in jail for creating a hacking program that was responsible for downing Sony and Microsoft’s networks.
It has been available for a little over a week but already one hacker claims to have snuck behind the Nintendo Switch’s security protection.
Security experts say that gaming networks, such as Xbox Live and PSN, will be high on the list of potential targets for the new generation of botnet attacks.
Around half a billion Yahoo accounts were compromised in a security breach in 2014, it has been confirmed.
PC gaming’s brief flirtation with watertight security may already be over.
Those who decide to cheat at Overwatch can expect the very harshest retaliation from developer Blizzard.
A patch that was released to try and address hacking in the PC version of Dark Souls 3 has been revoked after it caused widespread freezing problems for players.
Terry Cavanagh’s popular indie platformer VVVVVV has been removed from the Nintendo eShop amid accusations that it can enable the use of homebrew software on the handheld.
The PC version of Dark Souls 3 is on the brink of descending into disarray.
A multiplayer shooter development veteran has questioned whether Ubisoft can ever fix the PC version of The Division without completely rewriting the game.
A number of players claim to have been wrongly banned from the online component of Dark Souls 3.
Blizzard has suffered an attack on its servers that halted access to many of its games.
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.
Apple boss Tim Cook has received the backing of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his security row with the US government.
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.
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.
There are many things to note about the 15-year-old who was yesterday arrested and subsequently bailed for the TalkTalk security breach.
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.
Daybreak Game Company CEO John Smedley has lashed out at a hacker after the Lizard Squad member was convicted on 50,700 hacking chargers.
One of the key people behind the DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PSN last December has escaped jail.
A 17-year-old member of hacker group Lizard Squad has pleaded guilty to 23 charges, including swatting.
Ubisoft platformer Cubic Ninja has again found itself at the centre of a 3DS hacking controversy.
Grand Theft Auto V creator Rockstar has said that its Social Club service has not suffered a hack.
GitHub is one of several major firms that has been the victim of cyber attacks over the last few days.