Tag Archives: lulzsec

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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SURVEY: Have hackers undermined digital gaming?

Barely a day has gone by this month without the words "hack" or "breach" appearing in headlines. And we want to know what effect that has had on the trust people place in digital download platforms and other online gaming services. You can take part by clicking here. Having reported …

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Now LulzSec hits 62,000 randoms

Having caused further havoc with EVE Online players overnight, LulzSec has stepped up its anarchic digital crusade by publishing the email and password details of 62,000 internet users. The kicker this time is that the group has not revealed the source of the information. Instead, users are left worrying whether …

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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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LulzSec takes down EVE servers again

LulzSec has hit EVE Online with a DDOS (distributed denial of service) attack for the second time in two days. The hacker group – which has already claimed responsibility for attacking Nintendo, Epic Games, Square Enix, Codemasters and Minecraft websites – hit EVE Online again last night. Its biggest series …

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OPINION: How Do You Solve A Problem Like LulzSec?

When will it all end? Hacker group LulzSec launched its most ferocious assault to date last night, taking down three video games services in the process. Indie hit Minecraft saw its log-in servers targeted and disabled. The group soon lifted its assault – though not before the entire game was …

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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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LulzSec promises further Sony hacks

Sony’s troubles with online security are from over, if a new claim by hackers is to be believed. LulzSec, the group behind some recent profile web hacks, has just posted the following on Twitter: "Just hit 50,000 followers. Thank you, twitter! In celebration, Sony hack 16 & 17 coming up …

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Now Nintendo server is hacked

Nintendo has become the latest games firm to fall victim to an online data hack, the Japanese company has confirmed. A Nintendo of America affiliate server was breached a few weeks ago, but no consumer or company information was stolen. The news comes after Sony’s PSN service was taken down …

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1m new Sony passwords stolen

Having claimed to be making off with protected information last week, hacker group LulzSec now says it has obtained the password details of one million users of the Sony Pictures website. Sony says it is aware of the claims and is investigating, the BBC reports. "From a single injection, we …

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