A list of 1800 Minecraft usernames and passwords has been published online – potentially allowing anyone to break into your account and cause mayhem in the popular chunky 3D world.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Video games developers have blamed a hack “inspired” by the recent attack on Sony Pictures for their decision to cancel a game they were creating featuring Kim Jong-Un.
Read more in my article on the Foursys blog.
If you can hack a wireless printer to play one of the most famous video games of all time, what else can you do with it?
A five-year-old boy has found a serious and easily exploited security vulnerability in Microsoft’s Xbox One games console, that allows unauthorised parties to log into Xbox Live accounts without the correct password.
Read more in my article on the Hot For Security blog.
Wherever you stand on the debate of whether people should be able to jailbreak their home entertainment devices, one thing is for sure.
Hackers really don’t like Sony.
To have one website fall foul of Asteroid-loving hackers may be regarded as a misfortune; but to have two looks like carelessness.
Just hours after the US launch of Nintendo’s latest game console, the Wii U, a video game fan claims that he accidentally “hacked” into the console’s online component – the Miiverse.
Limit your malicious hacking to entertaining games like Uplink. At least there you’re not doing any real harm, and aren’t going to end up behind bars.
Facebook users are tricked into believing that they can play Mario Kart on the social network.
In reality, they’re helping to put money into the pockets of scammers.
EVE Online, Minecraft, League of Legends and Escapist Magazine all feel the pain as their websites are attacked by LulzSec.
Gears of War videogame developer Epic falls for hacker attack.
Are you using sensible passwords? Watch our tips for how to choose a hard-to-crack but easy-to-remember password.
UK-based game developers Codemasters has fallen foul of hackers, who have broken into their network and stolen customer information.
Resumes of job hunters and email addresses of video game fans have been stolen by hackers in an attack on the Eidos and “Deus Ex: Human Revolution” websites.
Users of Sony’s PlayStation Network are at risk of identity theft after hackers broke into the system, and accessed the personal information of videogame players.
The Sony PlayStation Network has been offline since 20th April, following what the company calls an “external intrusion”.