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Anonymous hacks Apple server

Internet hacker group Anonymous has claimed it has unlawfully obtained information from an Apple web server. The collective released data online via its Twitter page containing the usernames and passwords of 27 customers from one of Apple’s servers. The group also hinted at a bigger attack on the tech giant …

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Battlefield Heroes restored

F2P shooter Battlefield Heroes has been reactivated following the LulzSec hack which was later hailed as the group’s last hurrah. Players are now able to access the title, though publisher EA warns that some personal data was indeed compromised in the hack. "Service has been restored on Battlefield Heroes following …

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MS: PSN hack was bad for industry

Microsoft has said that it was saddened by the attack on PSN in April and that occurrences of this kind are bad for entire industry. It’s bad for the industry that this has happened to Sony," Xbox COO Dennis Durkin told Industry Gamers. "It’s very, very bad. It’s very damaging. …

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Full extent of Sega hack revealed

Following a security breach last week, Sega has revealed the true extent of the data loss suffered in its recent hack. In total the personal details of some 1.3m customers were compromised. The information included names, emails, dates of birth and passwords – though the latter at least were encrypted. …

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Sega Pass struck by hackers

Sega has become the latest publisher to be affected by the recent wave of security breaches. The company’s Sega Pass – a community service that gives fans access to information about upcoming games via the Sega website – has been offline since yesterday, and emails have been issued to members …

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Anonymous stops Sony attacks

An unsurprisingly anonymous member of hacker community Anonymous has stated that the collective has stopped its attack on Sony. Amazingly, the reason for the decision was what is described as the "selfish" reaction to the attacks on PSN. "We are no longer attacking Sony, there is nothing more to gained …

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Did Sony hold out about PSN outage?

The Japanese government has reportedly accused Sony of deliberately keeping quiet about the attack on its PlayStation Network. Sony has always said that the six day gap between the attack on PSN and its first official announcement was due to the need to "forensically" analyse exactly what has happened. However, …

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Bethesda hack confirmed

Bethesda has confirmed that hackers have attacked several of its websites. The publisher also reported that personal data from these sites had been compromised, according to VG247. Hackers were able to access usernames, passwords and email addresses. No personal financial or credit card information was affected. Though its official blog, …

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Nintendo and Epic hacked

Two further games companies have become embroiled in the hacking epidemic. On Friday Gears of War develop Epic admitted that it was forced to deactivate its web sites and forums for a limited amount of time following an illegitimate hack. "Our Epic Games web sites and forums were recently hacked. …

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LulzSec exposes NHS security gaps

Infamous hack collective LulzSec has warned the NHS that its computer network is vulnerable to cyber attack. Lulz Security, which claims to have been behind recent PSN hacks, sent an email to NHS administrators exposing breaches the service’s network, the BBC reports. Playfully dubbing themselves ‘pirate-ninjas’, the groups published the …

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