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CeX suffers online security breach

Retailer CeX has suffered an online security breach. In an email to customers this morning, the retailer said it was investigating the breach "as a priority" and promised it was "taking a number of measures to prevent this from happening again." According to the email from managing director David Mullins, …

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Deus Ex: Breach and VR Experience now free on Steam

Square Enix and Eidos Montreal have announced that Deus Ex: Breach and the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided VR Experience are now available to download for free on Steam. Breach was originally included as a separate game mode in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, focusing on short, sharp stealth speed runs in …

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Apple denies iCloud security breach in celebrity nude photo scandal

A failure in iCloud’s security system was not to blame for this week’s celebrity photo leak, Apple has claimed. It has confirmed that the photos of people such as Jennifer Lawrence were obtained from their iCloud accounts. However, this occurred due to their passwords being compromised and not as a …

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NeoGaf suffers security breach, forces password reset

One of the most influential video games forums on the internet has suffered a security breach. Users of NeoGaf will upon their next visit find that they are asked to change their password. We’ve just had an admin account compromised briefly by an automated attack,” a statement confirmed. The hole …

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Hackers attempt Apple dev site breach

Apple’s developer centre is currently offline and a message warns visitors that an attempt was made to access secure personal information of registered developers. A Turkish security researcher now claims that he was responsible for the violation, which he claims has exposed flaws in Apple’s system. Last Thursday [July 18th], …

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Microsoft reassures Xbox Entertainment voters after data leak

No third parties were involved in yesterday’s Xbox Entertainment security breach, Microsoft has confirmed. MCV yesterday revealed that the Xbox Entertainment website was displaying the names, gamertags and addresses of nearly 3,000 users who had voted on the site. However, the platform holder has assured MCV that data was only …

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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. MCV was contacted by a reader with a link to a page that appeared to list all those who had voted and therefore been entered into the prize draw. The data included names, …

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UPDATED: NCsoft deflects blame for Guild Wars 2 password hacks

UPDATED:NCsoft has contacted MCV to explain that not all of the 11,000 emails it received were related to hacking. Some referred to lost emails and assorted other non-related issues. ORIGINAL STORY AS FOLLOWS: It is estimated that around 11,000 Guild Wars 2 players have had their accounts hacked [or have …

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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. UDID stands for ‘unique device identifier’ and is a 40-character code often used for app tracking and authentication purposes. DailyTech reports that the group obtained an FBI-owned …

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