Tag Archive: hackers

America’s Radio News Network – March 29

Every Thursday, I join Chris Salcedo and Lori Lundin on the mid-day edition of America’s Radio News Network to discuss trends and news in the technology and video game space. Today’s topics were… Continue reading

LulzSec leader turns informant, feds arrest key hackers

Hacker group LulzSec, whose reign of online terror last summer compromised companies ranging from Sony Pictures to Bethesda Softworks, has been dismantled by federal officials, with the group’s leader apparently acting as an… Continue reading

LulzSec hackers face federal charges

LulzSec, the hacker group that focused its attacks on entertainment studios during the summer of 2011 before vanishing as quickly as it appeared, has been caught. The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that… Continue reading

Anonymous targeting Sony again

Anonymous, the hacker group behind a rash of massive security breaches, might be turning its attention back to Sony. In the fading days of 2011, the loosely collected group released a YouTube video expressing its… Continue reading

Millions of MapleStory accounts hacked

Hackers have struck again in the video game world — and the latest incursion is a big one. Tokyo-based game publisher Nexon says a security breach discovered last week has put personal information… Continue reading

Are Rising Corporate Cyber Attacks a Conspiracy?

The hacker world has been a busy one lately. The blend of high-profile cyber intrusions and denial of service attacks, mixed with vague anonymous threats delivered by mechanized voices and curiously timed offline… Continue reading

FBI arrests 16 in hacker crackdown

‘Anonymous’ may not be quite as anonymous as they believed. The FBI has arrested 16 people as part of a crackdown on the Internet’s best-known hacker group. These come on top of five… Continue reading

Interview: Sony’s Tretton Addresses Hackers, Downplays iPhone Threat

[In this interview with Gamasutra editor at large Chris Morris, SCEA CEO Jack Tretton talks candidly about April’s PSN security breach and outage, and how low-priced mobile titles aren’t necessarily “training people to… Continue reading

Hackers vs. Gamers

Given how fierce the console wars can get – and how loyal some users are to one brand – it’s not surprising there was a little bit of schadenfreude when Sony announced it… Continue reading

Add Sega to the hacker list – and make another check mark next to Sony

Hackers continue to run amok in the entertainment world. Sega is the latest game company to be hit, following in the steps of Nintendo, Bethesda, Sony and more. Meanwhile, another group claims to… Continue reading