Entries in 'Hacking' (23)

Denuvo appears to have been cracked

Denuvo appears to have been cracked

PC gaming’s brief flirtation with watertight security may already be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2016 at 11:25AM 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
Bandai Namco rolls back Dark Souls 3 patch designed to address hacking problem

Bandai Namco rolls back Dark Souls 3 patch designed to address hacking problem

A patch that was released to try and address hacking in the PC version of Dark Souls 3 has been revoked after it caused widespread freezing problems for players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2016 at 11:01AM in News
VVVVVV pulled from Nintendo eShop over 3DS hack exploit

VVVVVV pulled from Nintendo eShop over 3DS hack exploit

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 4:17PM in News

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Dark Souls 3 PC players in disarray over hacking claims

Dark Souls 3 PC players in disarray over hacking claims

The PC version of Dark Souls 3 is on the brink of descending into disarray.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2016 at 12:11PM in News
'Complete rewrite' needed to fix The Division on PC

'Complete rewrite' needed to fix The Division on PC

A multiplayer shooter development veteran has questioned whether Ubisoft can ever fix the PC version of The Division without completely rewriting the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 1:24PM in News
From Software is investigating alleged unfair Dark Souls 3 bans

From Software is investigating alleged unfair Dark Souls 3 bans

A number of players claim to have been wrongly banned from the online component of Dark Souls 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 1:39PM 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

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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
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

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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
Daily Mail keen to portray TalkTalk hacker as 'violent games addict'

Daily Mail keen to portray TalkTalk hacker as 'violent games addict'

There are many things to note about the 15-year-old who was yesterday arrested and subsequently bailed for the TalkTalk security breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2015 at 2:57PM 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
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

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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
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
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