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The Nintendo account compromise was real, affecting as many as 160,000 gamers

Earlier this week, we covered a brewing storm in the Nintendo community, as swarms of Switch owners and Nintendo users reported their Nintendo...
That'll cost you money.

Switch owner? Go enable two-factor authentication for your Nintendo account

Multiple sites are reporting this afternoon that Nintendo accounts appear to be under siege. Following a Eurogamer piece yesterday chronicling Nintendo account holders and...

Lawful Neutral: Cheating, copyright law, and the WoW Glider lawsuit

I have fond memories of using the Game Genie on my NES. To my seven-year-old self, it was a godsend. So many Nintendo...

Guild Wars 2 studio ArenaNet chased the 2016 Gaile Gray account hacker all the way to Germany – and lost

Back in 2016, MassivelyOP covered an odd story about the Guild Wars franchise and a hack that seemingly involved the account of then-ArenaNet...

Serious EA data breach exposes 1,600 FIFA 20 accounts

There is nothing quite like that gut-wrenching feeling when you hear a story about a data breach and then have to do that quick...

Cyberespionage MMO Spycursion plans a hackable media system with blackmailable journalists

Earlier this spring, I was disappointed by the failed Kickstarter for Spycursion. Defun Games had put up an MMO intended to support...

Cheating cheaters and the online video game companies that fight them

I'm so tired of cheaters in video games. Well, I mean, also cheaters at life, but we're on a video game website, so today,...

Villagers & Heroes has been hacked – time to change your passwords

Bad news coming out of the adorable indie crossplatform MMORPG Villagers & Heroes as of last night: The game's been well and truly...

Spycursion is an indie cyberespionage sandbox MMO hitting Kickstarter this month

So here's a new MMO those of you into espionage and spooks and hackers might like: It's a "continuously evolving" MMORPG sandbox called
ROBOT ROCK - wait, can't play that song.

The Daily Grind: Have any of your MMO accounts ever been hacked?

For all I know, all of my authenticators are just placebos; I've never actually had an account get hacked. There are accounts I've lost...
Caw! Polly is no longer the apex predator!

Atlas hackers strike again with the return of the dreaded air whale

It's raining whales! What the heck, it's now raining whales?! Hoist sails! That's the ancient sea shanty players of Atlas were learning to sing...

Town of Salem suffers database breach, compromising user data

The developers of indie deceit-and-deduction game Town of Salem received an unwelcome surprise upon returning from their holiday vacations, when they were informed...

This is the cheeky player program that trivializes Fallout 76’s nuke code decryption

Hey, did you think all of Fallout 76's problems would magically disappear once it launched? Welp, you were wrong. As Bethsoft plays whack-a-mole...

Another e-thug responsible for DDOSing SOE years back is brought to justice

Hey, remember a few years ago when there was a new Lizard Squad article like every month, thanks to the fact that the e-thug...
HOORAY

Fallout 76 still has lots of fun hacks that are being tracked down

What do you get when you combine a company legendary for its ability to release buggy or unpolished games and an online game with...

Rockstar Games levels lawsuit against Australian Grand Theft Auto V cheat creators

It's certainly not uncommon these days to hear of game studios taking action against the authors of hacks and cheats for their games, but...

PSA: No, Gina Bruno is not leaving Elder Scrolls Online or Bethsoft

Last night, Elder Scrolls Online Community Manager Gina Bruno's Twitter account began blurting out a series of awful tweets that usually means only...
Mortal Online

Mortal Online warns of data breach, advises users to change passwords

If you've been playing Mortal Online this spring or summer, you should probably be aware that a troubling data breach that happened...

Players rage over the bots and hacks still allegedly plaguing Black Desert

Frustration and rage is bubbling over on the Black Desert forums, where players are venting about the ongoing issues of botting and...
The archer was in such a rush she forgot to get dressed.

TERA races to shore up chat vulnerability

That nasty little loophole in TERA's chat that hackers were exploiting was patched up over the weekend. En Masse deployed a hotfix...

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