Hack strikes Words with Friends and Draw Something, amid claims 218 million players’ details breached

Players of the popular Words with Friends and Draw Something smartphone games are being advised to change their passwords following what sounds like a security breach at game developer Zynga.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Will Anonymous attack Facebook on November 5th? Here’s what you should do about it

If you believe the internet, Anonymous hackers are planning to “take down” Facebook on Monday, November 5th.

What should you do about it?

Hacker admits stealing Zynga poker chips worth $12 million

A British man has admitted hacking into a computer server, and stealing 400 billion poker chips from Zynga.

The poker chips’ estimated worth? An eye-watering $12 million (£7.4 million).