Posts Tagged ‘security’

Bungie’s Statement in Regards to Destiny 2 Bans

Bungie has released a statement regarding the Destiny 2 bans that MMO Fallout reported on last night. For the sake of clarity, we are posting the statement in its entirety. We have seen lots of questions about bans being issued in the PC version of Destiny 2. To provide some information, we would like to […]

Necessary Security Features

Security is a constant back and forth on the internet, a never ending battle between business, thieves, and customers, and while customers have an obligation to do more to secure their accounts, the onus also falls on businesses to keep their back end safe. Securing accounts has become more and more of a legal issue […]

Trion Worlds Denies Security Breach

If you’ve been following ArcheAge discussion, you’re likely aware of a surge in player claims that their accounts were being subjected to unauthorized attempts to purchase the ArcheAge founders pack. Community Manager Scapes has responded to the allegations by stating that Trion Worlds has not been breached and the purchase attempts are a symptom of […]

FFXIV Accounts Being Stolen Via 3rd Party Websites

Gold farmers often make use of accounts stolen from their previous customers or by breaching security at third party websites and matching lists of usernames and passwords, and as with any big MMO launch, Final Fantasy XIV is already seeing a surge in stolen accounts. In a post on the FFXIV forums, Square has confirmed […]

Ubisoft Compromised, Change Your Passwords

This is one of those “if you’ve been affected then you likely already know about it” sort of articles. Those of you who have accounts with Ubisoft were no doubt delighted to see the following email in your inbox: We recently found that one of our Web sites was exploited to gain unauthorized access to […]

Recent Structural Changes To MMO Fallout

Hello everyone, You may or may not be aware of MMO Fallout’s recent downtime, stemming from a concentrated attempt at breaking into our WordPress database. The attack was unsuccessful, however it brought the website down for most of the day. In response, we are making some back end changes to beef up security. The most […]

The War Z Shutdown Following Security Breach

OP Productions has issued a warning to its customers via email that the game and forums have been shut down temporarily following a security breach being discovered. Hackers allegedly got ahold of email addresses, encyrpted passwords, however payment information was not exposed as all payments are processed through a third party. We have engaged outside […]

ProSiebenSat.1 Suspends Some Planetside 2 Accounts Following Server Breach

ProSiebenSat.1 has posted a notice on the Planetside 2 Europe website to notify customers that an unauthorized party gained access to one of their systems. While it is unknown if data containing usernames and passwords (which are encrypted) was stolen, the publisher has taken steps to prevent unauthorized access by suspending accounts suspected of being […]

Blizzard Servers Breached

Grab your authenticators and rev up the conspiracy machine. With all the server breaches that have happened over the past year or so, it seemed inevitable that Blizzard would eventually be the victim of such an attack. A security notice on Battle.net has been posting warning users that a security breach has resulted in delicate […]

Blizzard Investigating Account Theft, Denied Authenticator Hacking

I know what you’re thinking: Sure, denial is exactly what someone would do when they have something to hide. Well take a moment to remember that denial is also something a person will do when they are truly innocent of the charges, so let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Coming off of the release of […]