Home / Tag Archives: hacked

Tag Archives: hacked

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, …

Read More »

Twitch makes users reset passwords after two potential hacks

Streaming video giant Twitch is forcing users to change their passwords after what was described as unauthorised access to some Twitch user account information”. Furthermore, some users who have already reset their passwords have been contacted again to say that their new password needs changing following another infringement. For your …

Read More »

PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

The Twitch accounts of PlayStation, Xbox and ESL were compromised overnight. Polygon reports that a number of videos were renamed to include racist and homophobic language. Others were changed to messages making fun of Microsoft’s Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusivity while some were altered to appear as if they …

Read More »

eBay tells users to change passwords after database attack

Leading online retailer eBay has urged its users to change their passwords after its systems were attacked by hackers. The company has revealed that the attack actually took place in February and early March and involved the theft of encrypted passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and dates of …

Read More »

Hackers attack Operation Supply Drop charity drive

Military fund drive 8-Bit Salute of Operation Supply Drop was attacked by hackers over the weekend, organizers have confirmed. The charity’s main URL was hit with a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack less than 30 minutes into the event. The site had since been restored after the initial attack, …

Read More »

Kickstarter recommends password reset after hack is confirmed

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has confirmed that it was last week the victim of a hack that compromised some user data. The breach occurred last Wednesday (February 12th) and saw hackers gain unauthorised access to some customer data including usernames, email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers and encrypted passwords. Fortunately, no …

Read More »

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. League of Legends is one of the most played games on the planet, boasting millions of users worldwide, but the attacks are said to have targeted North …

Read More »

Club Nintendo Japan website hacked

Nintendo has confirmed a breach of security on the Japanese version of the Club Nintendo website. Kotaku reports that the platform holder says it noticed a unusually high number of errors were noticed on the site on July 2nd, at which point it launched an investigation. That discovered that 23,000 …

Read More »

Ubisoft accounts breached, users advised to change password

Ubisoft accounts have been compromised by hackers, prompting the firm to issue a warning to account holders. The publisher said hackers were able to gain unauthorised access to account information stored within its online systems. Users are advised to change all of their login information, particularly on other sites where …

Read More »