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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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GameStop admits to possible credit card data theft

Retailer GameStop is investigating claims that credit card and customer data from its website is up for sale on the black market. GameStop recently received notification from a third party that it believed payment card data from cards used on the GameStop.com website was being offered for sale on a …

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1bn Yahoo accounts compromised in world’s biggest data breach

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted that around one billion accounts were likely compromised in a 2013 data breach. You may be thinking that you’ve read this story before. Yahoo confirmed a few months ago that around half a billion accounts were hacked in 2014, but it looks – astonishingly – …

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Yahoo suffers world’s biggest data breach

Around half a billion Yahoo accounts were compromised in a security breach in 2014, it has been confirmed. The hackers, whom Yahoo has said were state-sponsored, accessed names, email addresses, phone numbers, birth dates and even security questions and answers, as were encrypted passwords. The news could very well cast …

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Denuvo appears to have been cracked

PC gaming’s brief flirtation with watertight security may already be over. TorrentFreak reports that Denuvo, which had proved so successful that one of China’s biggest hacking groups called it quits altogether, now seems to have been properly cracked wide open. Until now, and despite a few rumours, FIFA 16 stood …

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