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Britain Police Arrest LulzSec Mastermind On Shetland Isles

by Ernice Gilbert on July 28th, 2011, under Hot, News

Everything thing, good a bad, must come to end. And karma bites like dogs teeth laden with rabies. Yes indeed, Britain’s Scotland Yard has arrested a hacker associated with LulzSec on the Shetland Islands off the coast of Scotland, according to a statement on the force’s site.

All Sonic Generation Info Has Been Leaked Via Game Demo Files

by Ernice Gilbert on June 24th, 2011, under 3DS, Hot, News, PC, Playstation 3, PS3

There are smart people, and then there are geniuses. A Sonic fan has messed around a bit with the files on the Sonic Generation demo released yesterday, and was able to unlock all the game’s information, including DLC, stages, bosses etc.

18,000 Bioware Accounts Hacked

by Ernice Gilbert on June 16th, 2011, under Hot, industry news, News

Bioware’s confirmed that 18,000 of its user accounts have been the victim a yet another hack attack that’s been plaguing the gaming industry recently, this time through an old Neverwinter Nights forums.

Anonymous Leaves Gaming Behind, Targets Federal Reserve And Bernanke

by Ernice Gilbert on June 15th, 2011, under Hot, News

While Lulz Sec has set its sights on the gaming industry, hacking Sony, Nintendo, Bethesda, Minecraft, Eve Online and League Of Legends in the span of two weeks, the group that started the trend is saying goodbye to hacking companies in the gaming industry and has set its sights on the Federal Reserve and its boss Ben Bernanke.

Bethesda Game Studios Gets Hacked, Personal Data Compromised

by Ernice Gilbert on June 13th, 2011, under Bethesda, Hot, industry news, News

Bethesda’s just confirmed that hackers have managed to breach its websites, stealing personal data belonging to users. The Brink stats site was also breached.

Nintendo Of America Servers Hacked, No Personal Data Stolen

by Ernice Gilbert on June 6th, 2011, under News, Nintendo

Nintendo of America announced over the weekend that its servers suffered an attack by hackers, however no data was stolen.

Rogue Anonymous Member: “I Was Never A Fan Of OpSony”

by Ernice Gilbert on May 10th, 2011, under Hot, News

He also said: “They just like seeing things destroyed.”

Rogue Anonymous Hacks Anonymous

by Ernice Gilbert on May 9th, 2011, under Hot, News

A house divided cannot stand, and the divided group known as Anonymous is crumbling from within.

Rumor Water – New Group Planning Fresh Attacks Against Sony

by Ernice Gilbert on May 6th, 2011, under Hot, PS3, PSN, Rumor, Sony

It’s official, these hackers don’t give a crap about us, the gamers. Word has hit the internet via CNET that a new group of hackers are planning a third hit against Sony because, according to the group, it didn’t like the way the firm handled the PlayStation Network breach.

What?

Sony To Congress: A File Named “Anonymous” Found On Our Servers

by Ernice Gilbert on May 4th, 2011, under Hot, News, PSN, Sony

Things have just taken a rather drastic turn, guys, as Sony recently told congress in a hearing that they found a file on one of their servers named “Anonymous”, with the message “We Are Legion” attached to it.

Thirsty Conversations: PSN Hack Edition

by Ernice Gilbert on April 27th, 2011, under Other Stuff

Sony’s messed up in the biggest way possible when a hacker cracked the PlayStation Network and took over 75 million people’s information, including first and last name, date of birth, address etc., – we’re not even sure if our credit card information is safe. It’s a catastrophe of deafening proportions, can Sony recover?

It’s time to talk, do it here, The Official Gamesthirst Talk Zone.

Sony Faces First Lawsuit Over PSN Security Breach

by Ernice Gilbert on April 27th, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, PSN, Sony

Before the hardware giant can breathe, the first lawsuit resulting from the massive PSN security breach has been filed, with the plaintiff asking for monetary compensation, and around the clock credit card monitoring.

Expect Massive Update Once PSN Is Back Online Says Sony, Cross Game Chat And Video Chat Hinted At

by Ernice Gilbert on April 27th, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, PSN, Sony

Sony’s suffered its most damaging blow ever when it announced last night that the PlayStation Network had been severely breached, and that all users information, including credit card info were at risk. So the company’s rebuilding the network from the ground up to make it impenetrable, but apart from that, a representative said to expect a massive update once PSN gets back online, and the features that will be implemented will certainly make many a disgruntled customer happy.

Sony Didn’t Know The Extent Of PSN Breach Until Monday

by Ernice Gilbert on April 26th, 2011, under Hot, News, PSN, Sony

Whilst gamers are reasonable perturbed at Sony for only now telling them that their personal information had been stolen by a hacker after learning of an intrusion almost a week ago, the company now says it only learned about the severity of the attack on Monday, and subsequently informed its customers with an update the following day.

Sony Stock Crash In Wake Of PSN Breach Scandal

by Ernice Gilbert on April 26th, 2011, under Hot, News, PSN, Sony

It’s official, all our information stored on PSN might be in the hands of hackers at the moment, who are probably having a field day with it, and In the light of all the bad press Sony’s fielding because of this, news is now breaking concerning the company’s stock, which, understandably, has taken a steep dive.