CD Projekt Employees Suspect Identity Theft
Qskan, 11 February 2021, 17:06
This morning, a former employee of CDP, Marcin Kosman, reported on Twitter that CD Projekt's employees are replacing their IDs for fear of identity theft after the recent attack. In response, the company informed our editors that at this point there is no evidence of personal data leak.
CD Projekt Praised for Response to Hacker Attack
Jacob Blazewicz, 11 February 2021, 11:49
A hacker attack is another unfortunate event for CD Projekt. However, the company's quick and „transparent” response has earned the creators of Cyberpunk 2077 the approval of security specialists.
Source Code of The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 Auctioned for $1 Million
Michael Kulakowski, 10 February 2021, 22:37
Source code of The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, as well as other data stolen during a ransomware attack on CD Projekt's servers, will be auctioned off on one of hacker internet forums. The starting price for the files is one million dollars.
Hackers Publish Gwent's Source Code on the Web
Bart Swiatek, 10 February 2021, 13:19
It seems that yesterday's attack on CD Projekt has its first visible consequences. The source code for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game has been leaked. It is possible that other files will soon start surfacing, including the code of the studio's latest game, Cyberpunk 2077.
CD Projekt Hacked, Data Stolen and PCs Encrypted
Bart Swiatek, 09 February 2021, 10:40
CD Projekt announced that it has become the target of a hacker attack. The perpetrators managed to steal some data and encrypt some computers. The criminals demanded a ransom, but the Polish company does not intend to negotiate.
Data of 65,000 Players Leaked After Koei Tecmo Servers Hacking
Jacob Blazewicz, 30 December 2020, 18:59
Hackers have attacked another game publisher. This time they hacked the servers of the European branch of Koei Tecmo and stole the data of 65 thousand users of the company's official forum.
Nintendo Hack Perpetrator Will be Jailed for 3 Years
Jacob Blazewicz, 02 December 2020, 22:18
There was a judgment in the case of Ryan Hernandez, a hacker who stole Switch's data and other confidential information from Nintendo's servers. The 21-year-old will spend three years in prison and has to pay the company a huge compensation.
Leaks Reveal Resident Evil Battle Royale Game From Capcom
Adrian Werner, 16 November 2020, 19:10
A number of Capcom's internal documents have leaked as a result of a hacker attack. According to them, PC ports of Monster Hunter: Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2, among others, are being prepared. In addition, the publisher was to receive $10 million for adding several Resident Evil games to Google Stadia.
Among Us Devs: „Don't Listen to Hacker Threats”
Bart Swiatek, 05 November 2020, 19:08
InnerSloth, the devs of highly popular Among Us, assured players that hacker threats that sometimes appear in the game, suggesting theft of private data, are unfounded. The team also informed about plans for fight against cheaters in the future.
Watch Dogs Legion's Source Code Has Gone Public
Karol Laska , 03 November 2020, 22:30
560 GB of data from Watch Dogs: Legion was releases by the hacker group Egregor. This is a consequence of not yielding to the demands issued by the group a few weeks ago.
Among Us Wages War On Spam
Sodar, 25 October 2020, 18:49
The recent gaming hit Among Us has a big problem - wave of persistent spam in the game lobby, which is the work of a certain hacker.
Hackers Threaten to Publish Source Code of Watch Dogs Legion
Adrian Werner, 16 October 2020, 15:27
Hackers from a group called Egregor reported that they stole data from Ubisoft and Crytek. The source code of Watch Dogs: Legion is said to be among them.
Nintendo Switch Hackers Will be Judged
mikos, 03 October 2020, 21:33
The leaders of Team Xecuter, a hacker group that targeted Nintendo Switch, have heard the charges and will stand trial.
Data of Half a Million Activision Accounts Leaked [Updated]
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 September 2020, 10:15
Activision has become a target of hackers. According to numerous sources, data of at least 500 thousand users was leaked as a result of a recent successful hack into the company's servers.
Cheaters Banning Innocent CS:GO Players Caught Valve's Attention
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 August 2020, 20:03
Valve's John McDonald announced a solution to the problem of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive hackers using bots to abuse the Overwatch system. The victory was short-lived, but apparently the company took the complains of the players to heart.
More Than Billion Android Phones at Risk From Security Gap in CPUs
mikos, 10 August 2020, 14:20
Vulnerabilities found in Qualcomm processors are putting more than one billion Android devices at risk.
Intel has a Problem - 20 GB of Classified Data and Tools Have Leaked
Bart Swiatek, 07 August 2020, 11:33
There has been a major leak of classified data at Intel. A 20-gigabyte package containing, among other things, CPU blueprints and tools used by the company's employees has surfaced online.
Hackers can Attack a Quick Charger to Burn Your Phone
Bart Swiatek, 21 July 2020, 10:15
Experts from the Chinese company Xuanwu Lab have discovered a dangerous security gap that allows the quick charger to be hacked and consequently used to melt or ignite the device connected to it.
Twitter Got Hacked; Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Co. Don't Want Your Money
Bart Swiatek, 16 July 2020, 11:16
Hackers attacked Twitter and took over the accounts of famous people and companies such as Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Apple. Profiles were used to scam money. The criminals managed to get over $117,000 from the victims.
Roblox Experiences Invasion of Pro-Trump Hackers
Milosz Szubert, 02 July 2020, 14:25
Roblox, the online platform for creating our own video games has become the target of a rather unusual attack from hackers. They hacked over 1600 accounts and set up elements to encourage user to vote for Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential election.
Hackers From Anonymous Join the Attack on TikTok
mikos, 02 July 2020, 14:09
The group known as Anonymous claims that TikTok is a tool used by the Chinese government to spy and contains numerous security gaps.
Australia Under Massive Cyber Attack From Another State
Bart Swiatek, 19 June 2020, 13:19
The Australian Prime Minister reported that his country was attacked by hackers. The perpetrators were most likely acting in the service of another, unspecified country. The cyber attack affected many entities in a variety of sectors - from government, through basic services and services, industry, to important infrastructure.
Hackers Can Steal Data Using PC Radiators
Kuszu, 07 May 2020, 14:58
Hackers keep inventing new ways to steal our confidential data. Researchers at Ben Gurion University have reported that cybercriminals may seize files on disks of computers not connected to the Internet!
The Last of Us 2 - Hackers Likely to be Responsible for Recent Leak
Adrian Werner, 04 May 2020, 13:51
We learned more about the videos from The Last of Us: Part 2 that were recently leaked. Much suggests that hackers who used the keys from Naughty Dog's earlier games to get to the TLoU2 movies are responsible for this.
Hackers May Have Gained Data From 160,000 Nintendo Accounts
Jacob Blazewicz, 24 April 2020, 18:14
Nintendo has commented on unauthorised logins to Nintendo Account. According to the company, hackers may have used data related to about 160,000 Nintendo Network accounts.
Major Security Gap Detected in iOS
Smoczy, 23 April 2020, 13:25
One of Apple's system apps enables third party to attack a selected device, virtually without user intervention. The company announced work on a patch.
Turns out Sensitive Data of 270 Million People are Not Worth Much
Smoczy, 22 April 2020, 16:42
The profiles of millions of Facebook users have leaked to the Dark Web. They could be bought in the form of a list for 500 euros.
Nintendo Targeted by Hackers? Rumors of User Data Leak
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 April 2020, 21:23
Internet users report suspicious activities on their Nintendo accounts. Many users noticed unauthorized login attempts, which in some cases resulted in the use of related PayPal accounts and payment cards.
Gmail Blocks 18 Million Fake Coronavirus Emails Daily
Sodar, 17 April 2020, 15:41
Google's email filters block 18 million phishing or malware emails every day, which are related to the coronavirus pandemic. This is almost 20% of all messages blocked by Gmail filters.
GTA Online: Best Weapon to Defend Against Cheaters Costs Fortune
Laty, 01 April 2020, 20:46
The battle between regular players and cheaters has been going on since the first multiplayer games were developed. This time a certain Reddit user has found a way to find cheaters using God Mode in GTA Online.
Hacker Stole Data of AMD's Xbox Series X GPU and New Radeons
Adrian Werner, 26 March 2020, 13:25
AMD has confirmed that data related to, e.g. the Arden chipset, which will power the Xbox Series X console, has been stolen.
Microsoft is Trying to Plug a Critical Security Gap in All Windows
Laty, 25 March 2020, 11:22
Microsoft warns its users against malware that could infect their computers. The company is already working on an appropriate patch, which is a priority for the programmers.
App For Tracking Coronavirus Turn Out to be Ransomware
Laty, 16 March 2020, 11:37
The ransomware software called „CovidLock” infects Android smartphones when users install the coronavirus case tracking application. Hackers block the phone and demand a ransom in exchange for access.
99.9% of Hacked Microsoft Accounts Were Not Properly Secured
Laty, 10 March 2020, 12:26
Microsoft engineers warn against hackers who hack into accounts without multi-step authentication enabled. 1.2 million accounts were attacked un January alone.
Millions of Microsoft's Customer Data Records Leaked
Conrad Hazi, 23 January 2020, 14:34
The end of 2019 must have been really unpleasant for Microsoft. It turned out that due to a security error in the database, more than 250 million records with user information were publicly available. The gap was patched up immediately after detection.
Ubisoft Suing for DDoS Attacks in Rainbow Six Siege
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 January 2020, 21:37
Ubisoft has filed a lawsuit against ShortNameGame in connection with DDoS attacks on Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege servers. The defendants were said to provide, for a fee, the software needed to carry out the attacks, as well as mock the company's actions aimed at limiting their effects.
Possible Leak of Nexus Mods User Data
Laty, 20 December 2019, 12:10
The creators of Nexus Mods, a website enabling users from all over the world share their work and others to download it, published a disturbing statement yesterday. Its content suggests that the data of website's users may have ended up in the wrong hands.
Fallout 76 - Cheaters Bring Fallout 4 NPCs to the Game
Adrian Werner, 19 December 2019, 13:01
So far, December hasn't been a successful month for Fallout 76. The latest scandal concerns cheat scripts that enabled users to create legendary items and spawn NPCs from Fallout 4.
Christmas Trojan - Hackers Invite to a Party
Laty, 17 December 2019, 12:07
Trojan Emotet is one of the most active Trojans on the web right now. This time it started sending emails inviting users to a Christmas party.
Avast and NordVPN Attacked by Hackers
Laty, 22 October 2019, 12:49
Hackers broke into the internal network of Avast antivirus software and NordVPN, a web anonymity application. Both companies claim that the users are not at risk.
End of Windows 7 Support is Nigh; OS is Targeted by Hackers
Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2019, 11:50
According to Webroot experts' analysis, Windows 7 is becoming a target for hackers more than twice as often as the latest version of Microsoft's operating system.
Turla Trojan Attacks - Chrome and Firefox Targeted by Russian Hackers
Konrad Serafinski, 08 October 2019, 13:59
Kaspersky experts have found a new threat on the web that can infect Google Chrome and Firefox browsers. Trojan was created by hackers from the Russian group Turla.
WoW Classic - Perpetrator of Recent DDoS Attacks Arrested
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 September 2019, 12:18
Blizzard informed about the arrest of a person suspected of having launched DDoS attacks on the company's servers. The problems affected both World of Warcraft Classic and Overwatch players.
HackerOne - Organization That Enables Hackers Earn Millions of Dollars
Barth Faryna, 09 September 2019, 18:32
HackerOne is an organization that brings together hackers from all over the world to keep them busy. Thanks to the cooperation with the company, many of them have already earned dizzying sums, sometimes exceeding one million dollars. All is takes is will and a lot of skill.
VLC Player Has a Security Gap? The Devs Deny
Conrad Hazi, 24 July 2019, 17:33
Some time ago, an error was discovered in VLC Player that would allow to freeze the application or even execute remote scripts using properly crafted video files. The creators deny and claim that the error cannot be reproduced.
Security Gap in WPA3 Protocol Can Be Hacked for $125
Frozen, 17 April 2019, 13:14
A security gap was detected in Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) wireless protocol, which enables hackers to easily crack users' password. The method is quick and cheap - launching an attack using it costs $125.
Thieves threaten to reveal Cyberpunk 2077 documents
luckie, 09 June 2017, 10:24
Players are eager to hear more about Cyberpunk 2077, the next RPG from creators of The Witcher series. Some even don't hesitate to steal the information.
British hacker behind attacks on Sony and Microsoft jailed for two years
luckie, 26 April 2017, 18:32
That's a hell of a way to make a name for yourself, if you know your computers. Adam Mudd, a young hacker responsible for millions of DDOS attacks worldwide has been sentenced to two years in prison.