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Apex Legends esports tourney is hacked mid-match, postponing the event and raising security concerns

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Nobody likes to see cheaters win in an esports competition (or any competition for that matter), but a bout of cheating occurring in an...

Epic Games rebuts ransomware gang’s 189GB data hack claim

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This story looks to be a case of not everything posted on the internet is true: A ransomware gang made a bold claim on...

Valheim’s Discord server is finally back up after a nasty hack of its dev team

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On Monday, we covered an emerging fiasco happening over in the Valheim community: The game's Discord and multiple developer Discord accounts had been hacked,...

PSA: Valheim’s Discord and two Iron Gate Discord accounts have apparently been hacked

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Bad news bears for survival sandbox Valheim tonight, as apparently hackers have taken over the game's Discord - as well as some of the...

Guild Wars 2 studio says no accounts involved in new social engineering claim were compromised by CS

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The Guild Wars 2 Reddit community has been up in arms this week over a gigantic thread started by former ArenaNet partner and content...

Fractured Online’s player city restoration is underway following malicious hack last weekend

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Since this past weekend, the fledgling second early access of Fractured Online has been tarnished by the actions of a malicious hacker, who according...

Fractured Online suffers a nasty admin hack that sees every player city in the game wiped out

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The relaunched early access world of Fractured Online has suffered something of an apocalypse as Dynamight Studios CEO Jacopo Gallelli reported on Discord early...

Yet another Sony data breach sees personal info of nearly 7000 employees exposed

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Just a few weeks ago, we covered a supposed breach of Sony's systems, whereby ransomware hackers claimed they had "compromissed all of sony...

Sony is investigating claims that hackers ‘compromissed all of sony systems’ – big sigh

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Can the console wars get any dumber? Oh, you already know the answer to that: Last night, a relatively new hacker group claimed responsibility...

Ukraine-based STALKER 2 dev studio has been hacked and blackmailed by a pro-Russian group

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We haven't been tracking the development trajectory of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl very closely, particularly since it's projecting a December 2023 launch with...

Riot Games says it won’t be extorted by hackers who breached League of Legends’ source code

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Last weekend, Riot Games told fans of its games that it had been hit with a social engineering attack that led to the compromise...
Glitzy.

A nasty account-destroying exploit is currently ruining Grand Theft Auto Online

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Grand Theft Auto Online is apparently suffering from a nasty exploit that's allowing exploiters to muck up fellow players' accounts and gameplay. The issue was...
Popcorn appropriately.

Blizzard shuts down a major Overwatch 2 cheat software provider

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You have to be a special, artisanal, distinct kind of lamesauce to buy software to cheat in a shooter game, but that is regrettably...

Wizard101 admits the in-game alert system hijacking last weekend was an external hack

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Over the weekend, we covered the bizarre news that someone was filling up Wizard101's in-game alert system with malicious text and vulgar messages attacking...

Someone hijacked Wizard101’s in-game alert feed to spam toxicity

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Wizard101 is normally associated with kid-friendly fun, but over the past weekend it got decidedly more adult in terms of its language as someone...

Axie Infinity’s massive crypto theft by hackers was possible thanks to a job search phishing scam

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Most of our regular readers know Axie Infinity as the game that saw a North Korean hacker gang get away with a huge stash...

The FBI says it was a North Korean hacker gang that crimed Axie Infinity for $620M

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At the tail end of March, we reported on a massive hack of exploitative play-to-earn blockchain job/game Axie Infinity. At the time, the hackers...

Twitch confirms huge security breach, says credit card and login credentials are safe

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Yesterday, we covered claims that a hacker had yoinked 125GB of data from Twitch and dumped it into the wild, where it was leaked...

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 PlanetĀ 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...

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