The official DayZ message boards were recently compromised, and while it’s not clear everyone’s passwords are out there, the developers are recommending folks change ‘em anyway.
This has been a tough year. Pop culture let us down in many ways, even as our political system and our social institutions revealed a deeper seam of ugliness. But speculative fiction still offers us hope: not just optimism about human ingenuity, but actual reasons to look forward and keep our heads up.
As many of us get excited to find brand new games under our trees this weekend, it’s worth looking back at what happened last year, when some jerks tried to ruin Christmas for everyone.
A couple days ago, the Team Fortress 2 community came across a video of a notorious hacker getting a taste of his own medicine. They were ecstatic. Responses ranged from “serves him right” to “fuck that guy.”
A hacker terrorized Guild Wars 2 for weeks and weeks. When the game’s creators finally took action, they humiliated the crap out of the dirty cheater.
Trading Pokémon typically requires another person to swap monsters with you. But, sometimes trading with someone else is a hassle. And that's why one guy decided to make the whole trading process easier for himself.
Imagine a world where you didn't have to look at ads in real life. It might sound incredible, but hackers are trying to make that a reality.
It was only a matter of time before hackers started tinkering with the insides that make up an Amiibo's data.
After unlocking "The Void," the Mario Kart 8 hackers have started to put stuff inside of it. In their latest video, the fraternal modding duo MrBean35000vr and Chadderz show what happened when they started dropping odds and odds (like giant stacks of goombas) into an empty track they found in the game. Neat!
Internal developer documentation for the Xbox One appears to have leaked on the Internet—and after scanning through the files, it appears that there are some interesting things we can learn from it.
On Christmas day, many gamers around the world found that they couldn't play many of their favorite games anymore. The reason? The online services powering these games, such as PSN and Xbox Live, were down—and a group of alleged hackers claimed responsibility for it.
Last year, hackers found mythical Pokémon hidden inside X & Y--Diancie, Hoopa, and Volcanion. Since then, one of these Pokémon has been released: Diancie. Two of them, however, haven't. Here's what we know about the most mysterious of the three.
Bad news for Mac users: You're at risk for an insidious malware that will connect your computer to a botnet.
Ah, Moo Moo Meadows. So calming. So picturesque. Wait a minute...something's not right here. Luigi, now what've you done?!?!
Rainbow Road on the N64 is the stuff of legends, so Nintendo set a high bar for itself when it remade the track for the Wii U. Many fans were dismayed by how much shorter it is compared to the original. But a new video from the brothers who hacked Mario Kart 8 makes a convincing case that the truncated version is a…
BBC's Sherlock does a pretty top-notch job of portraying text messages, but as Tony Zhou points out in the latest installment of Every Frame a Painting, cinematic representations of the digital world – including texting and the Internet – remain, for the most part, inefficient, ineffective, and uninspired.
This is a video of a ghost version of Luigi riding around Mario Kart 8's Rainbow Road. But don't worry: this doesn't mean he's come back to haunt us all with a new, supernatural death stare.
Everyone loves Steam sales. But wanna know who really loves Steam sales? Counter-Strike cheaters. Here's why.
It's Aiden Pearce on the line: While Watch Dogs imagines a world where we can hack anything from our phones, the reality is more often that the outside world is trying to hack into our phones. This new video feature from Motherboard takes a look at the ways your mobile phone can be hacked.