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  • Blog Post: Report: Hackers Uncover Hidden Pokémon In X & Y

    Hackers have been hard at work on Pokémon X & Y trying to uncover its secrets, and some new creatures have appeared online. According to a report from Kotaku , new Pokémon, new types of previous Pokémon, and new Mega Evolutions have all surfaced as a result of the efforts from... More
  • Blog Post: Hackers Attack Konami's Site, User Passwords May Be Compromised

    Hackers just can't seem to leave the game industry alone. Today, it's Konami that's a victim of a cyber-attack. If you have an account for Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer, you need to read this. Konami's ID Portal site, which services its popular sports game Pro Evolution Soccer, experienced... More
  • Blog Post: The War Z Gets Hacked

    Zombie MMO The War Z has been hacked, according to the company, and subsequently taken offline. Users' info has been taken, but not any payment or billing info. A statement from the company reads in part: We are sorry to report that we have discovered that hackers gained access to our forum and game... More
  • Blog Post: Hackers Skew FIFA Ultimate Team Numbers?

    Is EA's touted revenue success with these online microtransactions a big win for the company or simply an own goal against its customers? During its third-quarter financial call, Electronic Arts bragged about the success of microtransactions for FIFA 12's Ultimate Team mode, saying that the company... More
  • Blog Post: Anonymous Has No Plans To Attack The PlayStation Network

    Anonymous recently released a YouTube video threatening Sony for supporting SOPA . They have since clarified that if this attack were to take place, it would be focused on Sony Executives and not the PlayStation Network. Apparently, there were those among the hacker group who wanted to attack the PlayStation... More
  • Blog Post: Trion Worlds Alerts Customers Of Possible Security Breach

    Customers of Trion Worlds received an e-mail today alerting them that their customer information had been compromised. According to the e-mail, the information that was accessed by hackers included user names, encrypted passwords, dates of birth, email addresses, billing addresses, and the first and... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix Members Website Hacked

    Square Enix has announced that its free Square Enix Members website in North America and Japan has been hacked. In a statement, the company says that the server in question may have contained some members' personal information, but that it did not contain credit card info. The site is currently down... More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda Warns Of Possible Security Breach

    Bethesda has sent out an email to its forum users warning of a possible security breach of its user database. Forum users are told to reset their passwords just in case. An email sent out to forum users reads: Dear Bethesda Forum User, We have identified a potential breach of our forum user database... More
  • Blog Post: LulzSec Suspect Arrested In U.K.

    A 19-year-old teenager in Essex, England has been arrested in connection with a denial of service attack from LulzSec. Scotland Yard is also examining any relation to the Sony PSN attack. Develop reports that the suspect was arrested specifically regarding a denial of service attack on the Serious Organized... More
  • Blog Post: [Update]: Microsoft Comments On LulzSec Info Exposure

    [Update]: Microsoft has commented on LulzSec's posting of emails and addresses, some of which may be associated with Xbox Live accounts. Microsoft has sent us this comment on the data, which is an info dump and not a hack. "This group appears to have posted a list of thousands of potential email... More
  • Blog Post: BioWare NeverWinter Forum Server Hacked

    BioWare says that a server associated with the NeverWinter Nights forum has been hacked, resulting in the abduction of info relating to 18,000 accounts. BioWare says that the info from the accounts does not include credit card info or social security numbers, but does include usernames, passwords, email... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Minecraft, The Escapist Back Up From Hacker Attack, EVE Releases Statement

    [Update] CCP has released an official statement about the attack that was launched on EVE Online: At 17:00 GMT today, CCP became aware of a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) attack against the EVE Online cluster and web servers. Immediately, these services were taken offline. As an added precaution... More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda Sites Hacked, Personal Data Stolen

    Hacking news has been all over gaming websites for the last couple of months, and it looks like the industry's woes aren't over yet. The latest victim is Bethesda, as personal information was stolen from their websites this past weekend. No credit card or financial information was obtained, but... More
  • Blog Post: [Update]: Anonymous Strikes Back At Spanish Police

    [Update]: Hactivist group Anonymous has brought down the website of the Spanish National Police in protest of the recent arrest of three Anonymous members charged with denial of service attacks against Sony and other entities. Here's is the statement from Anonymous from the AnonOps Communications... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Europe Websites Warn Of Phishing Threat

    Nintendo is the latest victim of a cyber attack. The company is warning its European consumers of a possible phishing threat. "We have learned of a possible phishing threat to users of the European Nintendo website which we are currently investigating," reads a statement from the company's... More
  • Blog Post: Hackers Release Usernames, Passwords Stolen From Sony Website

    The saga continues: Today a hacker group called LulzSec released a million usernames and passwords that it stole from subsidiary websites belonging to Sony. The Washington Post is reporting that the login information belongs to customers in the U.S., Netherlands, and Belgium, which the group stole from... More
  • Blog Post: Codemasters' Website Hacked

    The website of Codemasters – U.K. publisher/developer of Dirt 3 – got hacked, but the company says that the problem was fixed and the site was back up in short order. "On Friday 20th, there was an attempt to gain administrative access to the Codemasters.com website," a Codemasters... More
  • Blog Post: Report: PSN Attack Was Launched Via Amazon Server

    According to financial site Bloomberg , an anonymous source close to the matter claims that the hackers who brought down the PlayStation network did so through a rented server. Of course, Amazon isn't commenting, but the source says that the hackers used false information to register for Amazon's... More
  • Blog Post: Hackers Attack Deus Ex Website, Square Enix Responds

    Just in case the recent PSN/Anonymous debacle hasn't got you down, here's a new hacking scandal for gamers to worry about. Eidos' Montreal website and Deus Ex website were recently attacked by hackers who are reportedly a splinter group of a splinter group of Anonymous. Krebs On Security... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Full PSN Service At the End of May

    A Sony executive in Japan says that the company expects to have full PSN/Qriocity service back up at the end of May. Talking to Bloomberg , Tokyo-based Sony spokesperson Shigenori Yoshida said that the company expects to have its new security in place and have everything back to full service by the end... More
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