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Sony claim Anonymous may be behind attacks

Sony have said that the hackers who stole more than 100 million users personal details from the recent intrusion left a file implicating Anonymouse, the well known hacktivist group. Kazuo Hirai, chairman of Sony, said in a letter to the US Congressional committee that a file was found by investigators …

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Internet Explorer 9 falls behind Chrome 10 and Firefox 4

Internet Explorer 9 has been released to high levels of critical acclaim and public feedback has also been strong. Unfortunately for Microsoft, according to NetApplications April browser share data, they are still struggling to get good percentages of adoption. IE9 doesn’t even get into the browser version breakdown chart for …

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Sony confirm credit card information was stolen

Sony have confirmed yesterday that the hack into their PlayStation Network is worse than first expected, saying that the intruder has gotten away with credit and debit card information. The hacker has broken deeply into the Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) network as well as the Playstation Network and the Qriocity …

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Sony to offer freebies to appease customers

Sony have had a rough month, dealing with consumer backlash, after their PlayStation Network was hacked. Kazuo Hirai, Sony’s deputy president finally spoke out offering an apology while bowing “I am deeply sorry for worrying, and inconveniencing, our users.” Many say this apology is too little, too late. He also …

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KitGuru readers lose faith in Sony

There was a time when the Sony brand was trusted by consumers and experts alike. Unfortunately, it seems that the company has engaged in a series of high-profile errors which have totally shaken confidence. KitGuru pulls out a clipboard and researches the market. . . Remember the days when Sony …

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More Portal 2 content due in summer

Portal 2 has been a huge success for gaming aficionados Valve, sales have been high thanks to both critical and public approval of the puzzle based 3D mind melter. Doug Lombardi, Valve’s Vice President of marketing says that the studio are already working on new downloadable content which is due …

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Crytek offer free modding tools for Crysis 2

Crytek are a company well known to controversy. When the original Crysis was released, it was illegally downloaded so much that they claimed at the time another Crysis game would never hit the PC. Fast forward a couple of years, and they didn’t abandon the PC platform, but ironically due …

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Film studio sues BitTorrent users over gay porn downloads

A film studio has launched two lawsuits against BitTorrent users which is sure to prove very unpopular with the downloading audience. Corbin Fisher and SKN Law.com are suing a number of people within the Ohio area for sharing two separate hash files tagged to ‘Amateur College Men Down on the …

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Is Portal 2 the best game, ever ?

Portal 2 has caused quite a stir since it was released, with critics claiming it is one of the best PC games this year. Metacritic, which averages all the scores of many sites online, has it showing as a 95% rated game. Gaming sites such as Destructoid have given it …

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Hacker pleads guilty to $36M credit card theft

Credit card hacker Rogelio Hackett Jr has pleaded guilty to a nine year long computer hacking operation that has generated tens of millions in fraudulent credit card charges. Hackett, a 26 year old who lives in Georgia, USA pleaded guilty in a Virginia federal court on Thursday, and according to …

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Have anonymous attacked Sony PSN again?

The Sony Playstation Network has had an outage today and rumours are rife that the online gaming service has been the victim of a DDOS attack from ‘hacktivist’ group Anonymous. Many users across Europe and America have been reporting problems logging into the Playstation Network in the last 24 hours. …

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Valve come under flak for Portal 2 DLC charges

Portal 2 has already been warmly received, with initial reviews highlighting fantastic game play with a stellar updated engine. Sadly, the user community haven’t been too enamored with all of the downloadable content available which totals extra charges of over $80. Gamers generally love downloadable addon’s for their games because …

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