Category: Gaming

  • Tumblr Attackers Now threatening to Ruin Christmas for Xbox Users with DDoS Attacks

    A group is claiming to have carried out a successful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Tumblr due to which the site went down this week and as a result, Tumblr was down on Wednesday for over 2 hours. This group of attackers goes by the handle of R.I.U. Star Patrol who state that they targeted […]

  • Steam and Origin Servers Down? Phantom Squad and PoodleCorp Claim Responsibility

    The famous DDoS attackers from Phantom Squad have claimed responsibility for conducting a series of powerful Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) on Steam and online gaming platform Origin servers. Now, you must be wondering why? Well, that’s simply because Christmas is coming and for some reason unbeknown to anyone other than them, these attackers have developed a habit of targeting online […]

  • DDoS Attack by Phantom Squad: EA, Battlefield 1 servers go down

    If you are an Electronic Arts (EA) customer then don’t worry you are not alone since tons of other users are also complaining about EA servers being down. At the moment it is unclear what’s exactly going on but we can confirm that there hasn’t been any official tweet from EA Support twitter handle. It could be […]

  • Users Reporting Electronic Arts and PlayStation Servers are Down

    Are you unable to access your Electronic Arts and PlayStation Network account? Well, welcome to the party since you are not alone. A growing number of users are reporting on Twitter that they can’t access their accounts and it is unclear what is really going on.  Looking at the official help account of Playstation one can see […]

  • PlayStation users: “Our accounts are being hacked”; Sony denies foul play

    Having trouble accessing your PlayStation Network account? You are not alone but Sony is denying suffering any security breach. A number of PSN users are complaining that their accounts are getting blocked and hacked — Sony, on the other hand, denies a there was a hack. In the last couple of days, a growing number […]

  • Electronic Arts (EA) Blocks Origin-Based Games in Myanmar

    Origin-Based Games Blocked by Electronic Arts (EA) in Myanmar — Five other Countries are already blocked including Iran, Cuba, North Korea, Syria and Ukraine. If you are in Myanmar and can’t access Origin-based games then it’s not some DDoS attack on Electonic Arts servers, it’s just that the company has blocked origin games in your country. […]

  • Electronic Arts, EA Servers Down Again (Updated)

    USERS ARE TWEETING THAT ELECTRONIC ARTS (EA) SERVERS ARE DOWN — A RECENT TWEET FROM EA SAYS THEY ARE AWARE OF THE ISSUE. Electronic Arts (EA) users are facing connectivity issues that won’t let them sign in, connect to the server or play games. A tweet from EA official support account shows the company is […]

  • Electronic Arts (EA) servers are down; Users are angry (Updated)

    Users are tweeting that Electronic Arts (EA) servers are down — A recent tweet from EA says they are aware of the issue. Electronic Arts (EA) users in Europe and the US are reporting that they are facing connectivity issues that won’t let them sign in, connect to the server or play games. A tweet from […]

  • Youth Kills self after losing League of Legends game online

    The boy was found with a rope around his neck — According to his uncle and initial police report he accepted choking challenge after losing the game — The death may have been witnessed by three other gamers through the webcam. A 13-year-old boy died less than 24 hours after being found in his father’s […]

  • Evony Gaming Company Website Hacked; 33M Gamer Accounts Stolen

    Evony gaming company had its website and forum breached and as a result 33 million of its gamers had their accounts stolen. In June 2016, the official website of Evony gaming company suffered a massive data breach in which 33,407,472 of its registered user accounts were stolen. Things couldn’t go worse when in August 2016, the […]

  • Watch Out Gamers: Hacked Steam Accounts Distributing Malware

    Steam users are again under the radar of cyber criminals — This time, hacked steam accounts have been found distributing Remote Access Trojan (RAT). Previously we informed our readers about the hacking of Steam accounts. Now a Reddit user is claiming that some of these hacked accounts are distributing malware. The user on Reddit who […]

  • PoodleCorp DDoS Blizzard Servers Twice in Last 24 Hours

    PoodleCorp is back with a bang, this time, Blizzard servers are facing the wrath of this ruthless DDoSing group. The PoodleCorp hacking and DDoSing group have conducted a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) on the servers of gaming giant Blizzard forcing them to stay offline and left users wondering what’s really doing on. @BlizzardCS why don't you […]

  • Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) Goes Down

    Sony’s PlayStation network (PSN) goes down and users are angry again — It is unclear if this was a DDoS attack or a technical error. Some Sony’s PlayStation network services including Account Management, Gaming And Social, PlayStation™Now and PlayStation™Vue are down right now and what’s irritating is that the company has not given any time frame when the […]

  • Electronic Arts, EA Servers Down? PoodleCorp claims it DDoSed Gaming Giant

    EA sports servers are down and gamers are furious on Twitter — About 11hours ago, PoodleCorp did claim responsibility of DDoSing EA servers. The gaming giant Electronic Arts (EA) is currently experiencing an outage in which EA games, services and support have been impacted. Those gamers who are unaware of the situation should know that earlier, a […]

  • Blizzard Suffers Yet Another DDoS Attack

    Another day another victim of DDoS attack — This time, it’s the Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is an American video game developer. Blizzard has suffered a series of massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks disrupting the service on Battle.net servers at the end of Overwatch’s Summer Games event. The same event that was under attack when it began on 2nd […]

  • Grand Theft Auto (GTA) Fan Forum Hacked; Thousands of Accounts Stolen

    Another day another gaming forum has been hacked — This time, a GTA fan forum has suffered a security breach; thanks to the outdated vBulletin forum software. It looks like hackers have waged a war against gaming forums. In the last couple of weeks, several gaming giants have suffered some massive data breaches and in the latest, […]

  • Epic Games Forums Suffer Data Breach; 800k Accounts Stolen

    Epic Games’ forums have suffered a data breach — It’s just another day and just another breach. Gaming giant Epic Games, Inc has suffered a massive data breach in which login credentials of 800,000 plus registered users (gamers) from Unreal Engine and Unreal Tournament forum have been stolen. The security breach took place on 11th August […]

  • Beware; Hackers targeting Pokemon Go Users with Smishing Scam

    Pokemon Go Game Inspiring one Scam After Another — After malware and RAT infected apps here comes Pokemon Go smishing (SMS Phishing) scam! When a game becomes popular, scammers are bound to utilize this fame for their own malicious gain. The same has happened with the Pokemon Go game. Hackers and scammers are trying to capitalize on […]

  • Pokémon Go Exploitation Saga Continues; Beware of New Ransomware

    Pokémon Go is not only your favorite game but also a favorite target for cybercriminals — After malware infected apps here’s Pokémon Go Ransomware scam! Pokémon Go’s augmented reality tech has attracted the attention of gamers and mobile phones users like no other game has done ever before. It is being played by one and all, […]