Tag Archive: hackers

Showbiz sweats hacker attacks

No one in the entertainment world wants to be Sony these days. After a security breach resulted in the theft of personal information in more than 100 million user accounts, it didn’t seem… Continue reading

Meet the Internet’s new public enemy #1

Fame in the hacking community is a rare and fleeting thing. Kevin Mitnick found it – and served time for it. And more recently, the decentralized group “Anonymous” has been the reigning top… Continue reading

Hackers continue to target video game companies

Everyone hates a copycat, but the cyber attack on Sony’s PlayStation Network has created more than a few. For hackers seeking notoriety or fame, there is no easier target these days than gaming… Continue reading

Report: Arrests made in PlayStation Network attack

Police in Spain have arrested a trio of hackers who officials say could be a part of the recent attacks on Sony’s PlayStation Network. Reuters reports the three suspected members of the loose hacker… Continue reading

Hackers claim to hit Sony again

Hackers say they have once again penetrated Sony’s Website , and this time they’re releasing the information they found. The hacker group LulzSec, which claimed responsibility for the takeover of PBS’s servers over… Continue reading

Sony: Hackers will cost company over $170 million

No one is more eager than Sony to put the recent cyberattacks on the PlayStation Network behind them. Unfortunately, there are still some hurdles to clear. The electronics giant issued an earnings warning… Continue reading

Six Ways to Protect Yourself From Online Hackers

The past month hasn’t been a good one for people concerned about online privacy. First, hackers stole personal information from 100 million accounts at Sony, then Symantec announced that Facebook might have accidentally leaked its users’… Continue reading

Sony PlayStation Facing Yet Another Security Breach

Just days after Sony brought its PlayStation Network back to life after one of the biggest online security breaches in history, the company may have another problem on its hands. Sony has blocked user logins on… Continue reading

Sony brings PlayStation Network back online

After being down for some 24 days, the PlayStation Network began welcoming players back to the game over the weekend. Sony released a mandatory system software update Saturday night, adding new layers of… Continue reading

PlayStation Network revived: What you need to know

With the PlayStation Network up and running once again, gamers jonesing for some “Call of Duty: Black Ops” multiplayer action or the chance to truly break in their copy of “Socom 4” are… Continue reading