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VIDEO: Watch Dogs gameplay trailer explores hacking options

With a little over three months to go before its release, Ubisoft has released a tantalising gameplay video for next-gen title Watch Dogs. The short explores the many hacking possibilities available to players, all of which centres into the hacking of Chicago’s CTOS Network. Each area of the city will …

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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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Four British Lulzsec hackers get jail terms

A Crown Prosecution Service lawyer has branded four hackers as "cowardly and vindictive" following their successful prosecution. The BBC reports that Jake Davis, Mustafa al-Bassam, former soldier Ryan Ackroyd and the rather more well known Ryan Cleary were yesterday handed jails sentences. Cleary was sentenced to 32 months, Davis to …

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Californian judge rejects PSN hack lawsuit

Sony has been cleared of multiple charges levelled at the firm regarding last year’s headline-hitting PSN hack. Courthouse News reports that US District Judge Anthony Battaglia threw out charges including negligence, unjust enrichment, bailment and violations of California consumer protection statutes”. The reason given was that none of the named …

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