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Articles tagged with: personal data

Sony Isn’t The Only One, Nintendo Gets Hacked Too

I realize that we have covered over ten blogs on Sony hacks, but Nintendo recently got hacked as well. Thankfully, no personal data or company information was lost. The affected server was an affiliate of Nintendo’s U.S. unit and was unlawfully accessed a few weeks ago, although no damage was caused.

Some believe that the hack was to gather information, possibly an insider looking for something juicy to hand over to journalists, but we have no solid evidence to that claim.

UK eCrime Unit Arrest Men in “SpyEye” Plot

United Kingdom police arrested three men late last week who were tied with the SpyEye malware program that steals banking details. Two of the three men were charged on Friday and appeared in Westminster Magistrates Court in London on Saturday. Of the two, 26 year-old Paul Cyganoc, a Lithuanian living in Birmingham, England was charged with “conspiracy to cause unauthorized modifications to computers, conspiracy to defraud and concealing proceeds from crime.”

The other man, Aldis Krummins was a 45 year-old Latvian living on Goole, England and was charged only with conspiracy to defraud and concealing proceeds of crime. The third man was also 26 years old and whose nationality was not disclosed. He was released by police on bail but is required to…