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XBOX Live outage prevents players from logging in

Xbox Live outage is suffering a worldwide outage that prevents users from logging into the service and accessing games.The outage started at approximately 3 PM EST and affects both Xbox Live and apps that rely on it, such as Windows 10's Xbox Game Bar and Xbox app.Windows 10 Xbox Game Bar affected by the outageMicrosoft is aware of the outage and has posted
Publish At:2021-02-25 18:43 | Read:78 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Gaming

Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.2 delayed by CD Projekt ransomware attack

CD Projekt Red announced today that they are delaying the anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.2 to the second half of March 2021 due to their recent cyberattack.Patch 1.2 is expected to be a major release containing many bug fixes and performance improvements for known issues that players are experiencing.Today, CDPR announced that due to the recent cyberatta
Publish At:2021-02-24 15:25 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:Gaming Security cyber ransomware

CD Projekt Red game maker discloses ransomware attack

The gaming firm CD Projekt Red, which developed popular games like Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher, has disclosed a ransomware attack. The gaming firm CD Projekt Red, which developed popular games like Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher series, has suffered a ransomware attack. The company confirmed the security breach with a series of messages on its socia
Publish At:2021-02-10 12:19 | Read:206 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware CD Projekt RED Gaming Hack

Hackers auction alleged stolen Cyberpunk 2077, Witcher source code

Threat actors are auctioning the alleged source code for CD Projekt Red games, including Witcher 3, Thronebreaker, and Cyberpunk 2077, that they state were stolen in a ransomware attack.Yesterday, CD Projekt suffered a ransomware attack where the attackers claim to have stolen unencrypted source code for Cyberpunk 2077, Witcher 3, Gwent, and an unr
Publish At:2021-02-10 12:07 | Read:167 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Gaming cyber hack

Microsoft: Recent Windows 10 gaming issues caused by Discord bug

Microsoft has acknowledged a known issue that was causing Direct3D 12 games to fail to launch or crash with an error on some Windows 10 devices."Microsoft and Discord have found incompatibility issues with some games using Direct3D 12 when the in-game overlay feature of Discord is enabled," Microsoft said."When attempting to open affected games you might rec
Publish At:2021-02-09 12:43 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Gaming

CD PROJEKT RED gaming studio hit by ransomware attack

CD PROJEKT RED, the video game development studio behind Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher trilogy, has disclosed a ransomware attack that impacted its network.The Polish gaming studio said in an official statement that the attackers breached the internal network and were able to collect CD PROJEKT capital group data before encrypting systems and leav
Publish At:2021-02-09 08:49 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Gaming ransomware

Cyberpunk 2077 bug fixed that let malicious mods take over PCs

CD Projekt Red has released a hotfix for Cyberpunk 2077 to fix a remote code execution vulnerability that could be exploited by third-party data file modifications and save games files.On February 2nd, 20201, CD Projekt warned that Cyberpunk 2077 users should avoid using files, such as mods that modify data files or custom save game files, due to a
Publish At:2021-02-08 17:13 | Read:204 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Gaming cyber

Operation NightScout: supply chain attack on NoxPlayer Android emulator

Experts uncovered a new supply chain attack leveraging the update process of NoxPlayer, a free Android emulator for PCs and Macs. A new supply chain attack made the headlines, a threat actor has compromised the update process of NoxPlayer, a free Android emulator for Windows and Macs developed by BigNox. The company claims to have over 150 million users i
Publish At:2021-02-01 17:12 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Gaming hacking news information securi

CAPCOM: 390,000 people impacted in the recent ransomware Attack

Capcom revealed that the recent ransomware attack has potentially impacted 390,000 people, an increase of approximately 40,000 people from the previous report. In November, Japanese game developer Capcom admitted to have suffered a cyberattack that is impacting business operations. The company has developed multiple multi-million-selling game franchise
Publish At:2021-01-14 12:55 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Malware Capcom Gaming

Over 500,000 credentials for tens of gaming firm available in the Dark Web

The gaming industry under attack, Over 500,000 credentials for the top two dozen leading gaming firms, including Ubisoft, leaked on online. The gaming industry is a privileged target for threat actors, threat actors leaked online over 500,000 stolen credentials belonging to top 25 gaming firms. The alarm was raised by the threat intelligence firm Kela
Publish At:2021-01-05 10:00 | Read:310 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Access as a Servi

DDoS amplify attack targets Citrix Application Delivery Controllers (ADC)

Citrix confirmed that a DDoS attack is targeting Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC) networking equipment. The threat actors are using the Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) protocol as an amplification vector in attacks against Citrix appliances with EDT enabled. The DTLS protocol is a communications protocol for securing delay-sensitiv
Publish At:2020-12-24 22:25 | Read:411 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Citrix DDoS Gaming hacking news inform

Fake mobile version of Cyberpunk 2077 spreads ransomware

A threat actor is spreading ransomware dubbed CoderWare that masquerades as Windows and Android versions of the recent Cyberpunk 2077. Crooks are spreading fake Windows and Android versions of installers for the new Cyberpunk 2077 video game that is delivering the CoderWare ransomware. Cyberpunk 2077 is a 2020 action role-playing video game developed and
Publish At:2020-12-18 05:12 | Read:345 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Cyberpunk 2077 Gami

Monster Azure VM used to play Tetris in Windows Task Manager

Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich utilized a monster 420 logical processor virtual machine to play Tetris using the CPU core list in Windows Task Manager.To do this, Russinovich redirected the output of a console Tetris implementation to his 'Task Manager CPU pixel array,' which is likely based on a modified version of TaskManagerBitmap&nbs
Publish At:2020-12-07 23:49 | Read:343 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Gaming Technology

Capcom confirms data breach after gamers' data stolen in cyberattack

Japanese game giant Capcom has announced a data breach after confirming that attackers stole sensitive customer and employee information during a recent ransomware attack.If you grew up going to arcades or playing video games, then Capcom is instantly recognizable as the developer of well-known game franchises, including Street Fighter, Resident Evil, G
Publish At:2020-11-16 13:01 | Read:331 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Gaming cyber

Animal Jam kids' virtual world hit by data breach, impacts 46M accounts

The immensely popular children's online playground Animal Jam has suffered a data breach impacting 46 million accounts.Animal Jam is a virtual world created by WildWorks, where kids can play online games with other members. Geared towards children ages 7 through 11, Animal Jam has over 300 million animal avatars created by kids, with a new player r
Publish At:2020-11-11 23:48 | Read:432 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Gaming Software

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