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[Update] Valve Says 'No Unauthorized Actions' Were Enabled On Improperly Viewed Steam Accounts
on December 25, 2015 at 07:32 PM
Heads up, friends. Readers have reported and Game Informer can confirm that there is a security problem on Steam right now. You might find that you can see libraries belonging to other people. More importantly, if you attempt to access your account details, you’ll see data for other users. We’ve...
Valve: 77,000 Steam Accounts Hijacked Each Month
on December 10, 2015 at 08:06 AM
We’ve all heard the stories of people who have been victim to digital theft and account compromise. New details from Valve, who is working to combat the problem, shine a light on just how pervasive the issue is. In a new post on Steam, Valve shares details about its recent Steam Authenticator feature...
Sony Responds To Accusations That PS4 Is Communication Tool For Terrorism
on November 16, 2015 at 01:50 PM
Last week, days before a horrific terrorist attack in Paris that shook the world, Belgium’s deputy prime minister Jan Jambon raised concerns about PlayStation Network. Specifically, Jambon (who also serves as the country’s minister of Security and Home Affairs) identified intense encryption...
'Very Small' Number Of Active EA Accounts Present In Recent Data Dump
on October 16, 2015 at 03:58 PM
A report has surfaced indicating that personally identifiable information tied to some EA accounts has been made public. The data has been removed from Pastebin, on which it appeared, but not before the exposure allegedly caused problems for some. The initial report of the breach came from CSO , which...
PSA: Twitch Suffers Security Breach, Change Your Passwords
on March 23, 2015 at 03:35 PM
Update (4:55 p.m. Eastern) : Twitch is alerting some users about the manner of the data breach. If you have a Twitch account, you should be aware of this information. VentureBeat has secured a copy of the email being sent by Twitch to users it has determined are affected by the breach. Included in the...
Five-Year-Old Finds Backdoor Into Xbox Live Account, Rewarded By Microsoft
on April 04, 2014 at 01:08 PM
Microsoft's newest security researcher is a five-year-old boy. How is this possible? Well, he was given the title after he discovered a backdoor on Xbox One into his father's Xbox Live account. As reported by ABC 10 , young Kristoffer Von Hassel discovered that after entering the wrong password...
Microsoft Takes On NSA With Three New Privacy Features
on December 05, 2013 at 01:22 PM
Microsoft has instituted a new set of security protocols for "protecting customer data from government snooping." The news comes after allegations that Microsoft assisted the NSA by providing private data. "Many of our customers have serious concerns about government surveillance of the...
PlayStation 4 Twitch Streaming Won’t Display Friend Requests Or Messages
on November 17, 2013 at 02:46 PM
In a clever bit of privacy ensuring foresight, PlayStation 4 friend requests and messages are blurred out while streaming online with Twitch. While playing your PlayStation 4, friend requests and messages can appear unexpectedly revealing the names of hopeful friends, or content of private messages....
Sony Europe Gets Fined For 2011 PSN Hacking
on January 24, 2013 at 05:37 PM
The infamous global PlayStation Network breach that took place in 2011 is still living on for Sony. Today Sony Computer Entertainment Europe was fined £250,000 by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). According to ICO, Sony is accountable for putting its users at risk because they...
Sony Cleared Of Wrongdoing In PSN Security Class-Action Lawsuit
on October 23, 2012 at 10:05 AM
U.S. district judge Anthony Battaglia has dismissed most of a class-action lawsuit aimed at Sony regarding last year's PSN hack. Courthouse News Service reports seven of eight motions were thrown out in the lawsuit, which claimed that Sony negligently failed to provide adequate online safeguards...
Microsoft Beefs Up Security Presumably In Expectation Of New Console
on October 02, 2012 at 07:34 PM
Microsoft has been quiet about its plans for the Xbox 360's successor, but it's certainly doing something behind closed doors. Microsoft has beefed up security tremendously. Microsoft employees were notified recently that access to many of the buildings on its Redmond, Washington campus would...
Sony On Alert After Latest PSN Attack
on October 12, 2011 at 10:11 AM
Sony issued a statement last night saying it detected unauthorized sign-in attempts across 93,000 PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment accounts. Philip Reitinger, Chief Security Office at Sony, said on the PlayStation Blog the login and password information used was obtained from "one...
Nintendo Servers Hacked
on June 05, 2011 at 11:50 AM
On the eve of some big announcements at E3, Nintendo reveals its servers were hacked a few weeks ago. Nintendo says that its servers were targeted in an online attack, but also says that no customer information was accessed or stolen. Nintendo claims the attack came a few weeks ago, but declined to offer...
Sony CEO Harold Stringer's Letter To PlayStation Network Users
on May 05, 2011 at 08:13 PM
Sony's top man finally speaks out to fans in a letter posted on the PlayStation Blog. In it he claims there is "here is no confirmed evidence any credit card or personal information has been misused." He also explains why it took Sony so long to inform its owners of the security breach...
Sony Testing PSN, Offers Free Identity Protection Service
on May 05, 2011 at 07:59 PM
As the fallout surrounding the security breach and possible theft of information of Sony's PlayStation Network continues, the company posted a couple of statement on its official PlayStation Blog that detail its ongoing efforts to both restore PSN service and protect the personal information and...
New York Attorney General Subpoenas Sony On PSN Scandal
on May 05, 2011 at 01:30 PM
Sony continues to come under the microscope of government for its handling of the PSN/Sony Online security breach. Yesterday we reported that Sony Computer Entertainment chairman Kaz Hirai submitted -- in lieu of attending -- an eight-page document to the Congressional subcommittee on Manufacturing,...
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