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EA suffers major data breach while CDPR says its own breach targeted more than just source code

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"It's been a bad day for security in games," MOP's Andy sighed in team chat earlier today, and unfortunately, he's quite right. For starters, EA...

Blizzard is already cracking down on Diablo II Resurrected modders and hackers

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Apparently, Blizzard has decided to crack all the way down on the modding community that's popped up around Diablo II: Resurrected. Following the technical alpha...

A toxic hacker has forced Sony to disable its online Little Big Planet servers

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File this one under this is why we can't have nice things: A toxic hacker has apparently forced Sony's Little Big Planet online servers offline....

Hackers have successfully sold stolen CDPR source code and internal documents in a dark web auction

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Earlier this week we reported on a breach of CD Projekt Red's systems that resulted in a number of stolen pieces of data, including...

Albion Online’s forum database was breached, exposing user passwords and emails

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If you're a user of the Albion Online forums in any capacity, then you're going to want to take heed of an alert shared...

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

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

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

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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

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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 games...

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

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

Serious EA data breach exposes 1,600 FIFA 20 accounts

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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

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

Cheating cheaters and the online video game companies that fight them

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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

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

Spycursion is an indie cyberespionage sandbox MMO hitting Kickstarter this month

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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 Spycursion,...
ROBOT ROCK - wait, can't play that song.

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

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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

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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 when...

Town of Salem suffers database breach, compromising user data

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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 that...

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

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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 with...

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

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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

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

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