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"Relentless" attacks against fledgling sandbox TUG are being addressed by the team and its security measures, Nerd Kingdom wrote in a forum post yesterday. Players noticed something wrong when they couldn't log into the game yesterday, and a developer confirmed that a DDOS attack was in the works...

November 15th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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It's not like Toyota hasn't already faced its fair share of Prius braking issues, but it appears that even more headaches are headed its way at Defcon this week. Famed white hats Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek are preparing to unleash a 100-page paper at the annual hacker conference in Las Vegas...

July 28th 2013 at 7:31pm 0 Comments
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Apple has partially restored access to its developer services, which went down for maintenance on Thursday, July 18 after being hacked. "We appreciate your patience as we work to bring our developer services back online," an update on Apple's developer site reads. "Certificates, Identifiers &...

July 27th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple's developer website was hacked last week, according to an email sent to developers. The website reportedly went down for maintenance on Thursday, July 18. "Last Thursday, an intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers from our developer website," the emai...

July 21st 2013 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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If you were looking to play EVE Online or DUST 514 this afternoon, you might want to go with your backup plan. CCP has taken its Tranquility server cluster offline in order to deal with a "significant and sustained distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack." Tranquility hosts EVE and DUST player...

June 2nd 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The War Z has been taken offline due to the compromise of its databases and official forums, publisher OP Productions has announced. "We have discovered that hackers gained access to our forum and game databases and the player data in those databases," the statement reads. "We have launched a thoro...

April 3rd 2013 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Reddit user AzzerUK claims to have enabled SimCity's debug mode and to have disabled its disconnection timer, both of which imply that there is more to the game's inner workings than EA and Maxis originally stated.Currently, a user that loses their connection to the server during gameplay will be l...

March 14th 2013 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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You know the drill people: Accounts hacked, time to change those passwords ASAP. Who's affected this time around? It's the runners-and-gunners of PlanetSide 2 in Europe. Email addresses and passwords for some accounts were exposed, and affected players have been notified that they should create a...

February 26th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If you have created an EA Origin account for any reason, such as for Star Wars: The Old Republic or Ultima Online, we advise you to change your password posthaste. Numerous sites are reporting that hackers have breached Origin's security and are potentially modifying account information and steal...

November 14th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Some MMORPGs have been affected by a security breach at PlaySpan. User IDs, encrypted passwords, and email addresses for the players of multiple unconfirmed MMOs have been compromised, according to Develop. Upon detecting the breach, PlaySpan locked all accounts and closed the PlaySpan Marketpla...

October 10th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments