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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...

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...

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...
Good job, guy!

Red Dead Online hackers are attacking with spooky scary two-headed skeletons

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It's always nice to think that while hackers are destroying your game experience and generally making an unfounded nuisance out of themselves for no...

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...

Researchers discover nasty Steam security loophole that Valve allegedly initially brushed off

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We all know that Steam is a pretty popular program for gamers, with over 100 million registered users and millions of people online at...

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,...
Uh... hmm.

Another DDOS e-thug has landed jail time – this one owes Daybreak $95K

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We get so many tips about MMOs being DDOSed that we often don't even cover them unless they stretch on for days or there's...

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...

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