Entries in 'security' (48)
Attendees Amsterdam’s Black Hat security conference have discovered a security vulnerability in EA’s Origin client.
Microsoft has this morning been hit by a security breach of its Xbox Entertainment Awards 2013 service.
The creators of Megaupload have vowed that its replacement will effectively be bullet proof.
In what can only be described as a victory for consumers, Ubisoft has scrapped its controversial always-on DRM for PC games.
AntiSec, one of the many internet hacking communities, has claimed that it has obtained the UDIDs and user details of 12m Apple users.
Disney has revealed an online ad safety campaign focused around its popular Club Penguin virtual world game.
Big Brother is watching. Specifically, he’s watching what you’re doing on your consoles.
Sony DADC is building an ‘enhanced’ distribution centre in Enfield after the original was burnt down during the London riots last year.
Sony’s security boss and former US military man Brett Wahlin says protecting PSN is similar to the Cold War.
EA is cracking down on scammers with an update for FIFA 12 which includes new security and game features.
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, ...
For the second time this year Microsoft has been forced to issue a statement insisting that Xbox Live is safe.
“There has been no breach to the security of our Xbox Live service.”
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.
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.
UK national newspaper The Sun is not sitting down in its campaign about alleged Xbox Live hacking.
Though MCV contests that users falling for fake phishing emails are not Microsoft’s responsibility, the platform holder has responded to claims made in today’s copy of The Sun.
Valve has confirmed rumours circulating earlier this week that hackers have compromised the Steam network and, most worryingly, a database of information and personal data was compromised.
Valve’s Steam forums are currently offline, and users have accused a hacking group of being responsible.
Players of PC MMO Lord of the Rings Online have been warned about a ‘security issue’ on the game’s forums.
Notorious hacking groups may be retreating from games, but the damage is already done.
Barely a day has gone by this month without the words "hack" or "breach" appearing in headlines.
An American lawsuit filed this week alleges that Sony laid off a number of staff in charge of maintaining the security of its online networks.