Entries in 'security' (56)

McAfee rebranded as Intel Security

McAfee rebranded as Intel Security

It's almost as if the company wants to distance itself from the McAfee name...

by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Government monitoring of internet data presents an “advanced persistent threat” according to a new pro-consumer blog from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
NeoGaf suffers security breach, forces password reset

NeoGaf suffers security breach, forces password reset

One of the most influential video games forums on the internet has suffered a security breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 10:28AM 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

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Credit card info possibly compromised in League of Legends hack

Credit card info possibly compromised in League of Legends hack

Riot Games has confirmed the League of Legends servers have been hacked, exposing the account data of some of its North American customers.

by Seth Tipps
on Aug 21st 2013 at 9:32AM in News
Australian man wants to kill CAPTCHA

Australian man wants to kill CAPTCHA

A disabled internet user has begun a campaign that will attempt to rid the internet of CAPTCHA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 3:57PM in News
Crytek websites hacked, personal details may have been accessed

Crytek websites hacked, personal details may have been accessed

Crysis developer Crytek has warned users that their personal details may have been accessed in a website breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 3:39PM in News
Microsoft would "aggressively challenge" state attempts to use Kinect for snooping

Microsoft would "aggressively challenge" state attempts to use Kinect for snooping

Any attempt by the US government to use Xbox One’s Kinect camera to spy on the public would be resisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 9:38AM in News

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Security conference unearths Origin security vulnerability

Security conference unearths Origin security vulnerability

Attendees Amsterdam’s Black Hat security conference have discovered a security vulnerability in EA’s Origin client.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 1:37PM in News
UPDATED: Xbox Entertainment Awards blighted by security breach

UPDATED: Xbox Entertainment Awards blighted by security breach

Microsoft has this morning been hit by a security breach of its Xbox Entertainment Awards 2013 service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 11:27AM in News
'New' Megaupload will be immune to raids, copyright infringement claims

'New' Megaupload will be immune to raids, copyright infringement claims

The creators of Megaupload have vowed that its replacement will effectively be bullet proof.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2012 at 2:16PM in News
Ubisoft officially scraps always-on PC DRM

Ubisoft officially scraps always-on PC DRM

In what can only be described as a victory for consumers, Ubisoft has scrapped its controversial always-on DRM for PC games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2012 at 8:34AM in News

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Hackers obtain 12m Apple UDIDs from FBI laptop

Hackers obtain 12m Apple UDIDs from FBI laptop

AntiSec, one of the many internet hacking communities, has claimed that it has obtained the UDIDs and user details of 12m Apple users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2012 at 11:53AM in News
Disney plans £3m Club Penguin safety campaign

Disney plans £3m Club Penguin safety campaign

Disney has revealed an online ad safety campaign focused around its popular Club Penguin virtual world game.

by Seth Tipps
on Jul 6th 2012 at 8:29AM in News
US authorities to track suspects using games consoles

US authorities to track suspects using games consoles

Big Brother is watching. Specifically, he’s watching what you’re doing on your consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2012 at 10:50AM in News
Zynga spends over $1m on security for Mark Pincus

Zynga spends over $1m on security for Mark Pincus

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Zynga spent $1.37m in 2011 on security for CEO Mark Pincus and his family.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 11th 2012 at 8:15AM in News

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Sony DADC builds bigger distribution centre

Sony DADC builds bigger distribution centre

Sony DADC is building an ‘enhanced’ distribution centre in Enfield after the original was burnt down during the London riots last year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 27th 2012 at 12:41PM in News
Sony: Cold War can help us fight PSN hackers

Sony: Cold War can help us fight PSN hackers

Sony’s security boss and former US military man Brett Wahlin says protecting PSN is similar to the Cold War.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 15th 2012 at 11:19AM in News
FIFA Ultimate Team patch bolsters security

FIFA Ultimate Team patch bolsters security

EA is cracking down on scammers with an update for FIFA 12 which includes new security and game features.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 14th 2012 at 10:52AM in News
Xbox Live has not been hacked. Oh, and Xbox Live has not been hacked

Xbox Live has not been hacked. Oh, and Xbox Live has not been hacked

We think that’s the message Microsoft is trying to send in releasing an extensive statement that effectively reiterates what it has said many times before – Xbox Live has not, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2012 at 8:47AM in News
Now Microsoft denies Xbox.com security loophole

Now Microsoft denies Xbox.com security loophole

For the second time this year Microsoft has been forced to issue a statement insisting that Xbox Live is safe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2012 at 11:29AM in News
Microsoft reaffirms Xbox Live security, refunds wronged blogger

Microsoft reaffirms Xbox Live security, refunds wronged blogger

“There has been no breach to the security of our Xbox Live service.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2012 at 11:20AM in News
New questions asked about Xbox Live security

New questions asked about Xbox Live security

A month and a half on from Microsoft’s assurances that hackers are not accessing Xbox Live customer details, fresh evidence has appeared suggesting that a problem persists.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2012 at 1:17PM in News
Square Enix confirms extent of web hack

Square Enix confirms extent of web hack

The personal details of around 1.8m North American and Japanese customers of Square Enix could have been compromised in a recent web hack, the publisher has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2011 at 9:26AM in News
Microsoft insists again: Xbox Live "has not been hacked"

Microsoft insists again: Xbox Live "has not been hacked"

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has responded to the latest claims from UK newspaper The Sun, insisting for a second time that Xbox Live has most certainly not been hacked.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 11:39AM in News