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Koei Tecmo Shuts Down Websites After Cyber Attack
After hackers launched a new cyber attack against Koei Tecmo, the company has shut down its websites to stop any info from getting out The news first broke via Famitsu, who reported that the Europe division of the company has been under heavy online attacks with a risk of leaking information for at least 65,000[...]
Fallout 76
Today in hacking-because-they-can news, it appears a few hackers attacked public servers for Fallout 76 and became a cyber Grinch The story is coming from the game's Reddit forums, in which several players have noted that their accounts have been cleaned out of items within their inventory Which promoted a post from one of the[...]
Bendis in Crisis Day 2: The Great One's Twitter on Lockdown After Hacking
Though the hackers who took control of the account on Saturday have seemingly been thwarted, Bendis's profile remains stripped bare of a profile picture or header image, and The Great One remains unable to post to it. However, Bendis has broken his silence on the crisis, posting a message to fans on Instagram: Hey, thank you for[...]
Brian Bendis Locked in Desperate Struggle With Twitter Hackers Right Now
It seemed as though the world could finally breathe a huge sigh of relief Saturday as superstar comic book writer "The Great One" Brian Bendis had seemingly regained control of his Twitter account following a grueling three-hour ordeal wherein hackers captured the account and used it to post vague messages, Soundcloud links, and shoutouts to[...]
Valve Has Paid Over $100k in Hacker Bounties
The things companies do to make sure hackers don't ruin their system is insane sometimes Or at least the lengths they'll go to is pretty extreme Take Valve, for example, who apparently has spent over $100,000 on bounties against hackers invading their system and games they provide PCGamesN ran a story this weekend detailing the[...]
Stuxnet: HBO Lands Alex Gibney Cyber Warfare Limited Series
Well, if you're an average citizen, that's not a very comforting idea." – Alex Gibney Here's the official overview of the upcoming HBO series Stuxnet, described as "a tale of hackers, spies, nuclear secrets, and how one clandestine mission opens the Pandora's Box of cyber-warfare forever — a new era of global conflict without rules." In the mid-to-late[...]
steam online gamers
This is a dilemma that users face every day, with many choosing the less secure option of using either the same password for all their accounts, or simple passwords that are easy for hackers to guess However, only by taking appropriate precautions and using strong, unique passwords will users be confident that their valuable accounts are[...]
sombra Overwatch
Blizzard's Korean Overwatch forums released a statement this week informing fans that they have helped track down and turn over to police several individuals selling illegal hacking software that messed with the game.
Hackers Are Already Taking Over The 'Call Of Duty: WWII' Beta
We'll chalk it up to the developers not having the foresight to see this coming for now, but Call Of Duty: WWII's beta has already been overrun by hackers There's an entire Reddit thread that's been building for the past 24 hours, but essentially, there's more than just a handful of people who currently have[...]
Nintendo Switch Red Blue
Good news for hackers who are looking to have some fun with their Nintendo Switch, as SwitchBrew has confirmed that there is a way to hack into the system using the current 3.0 update The finer details can be found at this link, but the layman's shorthand version is that there are specific exploits that[...]
HBO Vs. Hackers: 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' 'Insecure' And More Leaked
Following-up on promises from earlier in the week that more "data dumps" were to follow, hackers stepped-up their attacks against HBO on Sunday by leaking several episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm (set to premiere October 2017), Ballers and Insecure and other series (including as-yet-unaired episodes of Barry and The Deuce) The week-long back-and-forth between the[...]
'Pirates 5' Has Been Kidnapped And Disney Won't Pay The Ransom
And by "kidnapped" we mean that hackers have managed to get a hold of the upcoming Disney movie and are threatening to release it unless Disney pays them an insane amount of money, according to Deadline Disney says they are working with the FBI and have no plans to pay the ransom for the movie[...]
United Talent Agency Hit By Cyberattack, Ransom In Bitcoins Rumored
This had a cascading impact on other firms who relied on their ability to coordinate with UTA. One UTA insider is reporting that a ransom of 25,000 bitcoins had been demanded (a value of approximately $30 million) by hackers to suspend the impact of the viral attack A UTA executive denied that there had in fact[...]
OPM Hackers Are Big Marvel Comics Fans
DMG would later make large investments into Marvel's fellow New York publisher, Valiant Entertainment. So, basically, a lot more folk got to see thee guys in China. Currently, Chinese hackers are the no.1 suspect for the recent OPM hack, exposing data for security clearances and US government employee records, affecting up to four million people. They are also suspected[...]