Entries in 'hackers' (18)

Free-to-play indie game Moirai shut down after database attack

Free-to-play indie game Moirai shut down after database attack

The makers of a completely free quirky indie mystery title have been forced to abandon the title following ongoing malicious attempts to breach its database.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2017 at 10:43AM in News
Nintendo will pay you to find Switch exploits

Nintendo will pay you to find Switch exploits

Hackers who can unearth Switch software vulnerabilities could land themselves a cash reward from Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:25AM in News
Blizzard successfully sues cheat maker Bossland in US

Blizzard successfully sues cheat maker Bossland in US

World of Warcraft and Overwatch developer Blizzard has won a US lawsuit against bot maker Bossland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 10:56AM in News
1bn Yahoo accounts compromised in world's biggest data breach

1bn Yahoo accounts compromised in world's biggest data breach

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted that around one billion accounts were likely compromised in a 2013 data breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 10:26AM in News

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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