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DDoS attack wounds Operation Supply Drop charity drive

Clearly, no good deed goes unpunished, as hackers have targeted Operation Supply Drop, a charity effort to send games and gaming-related items to American soldiers overseas. "Well, that took 26 minutes, but the Operation Supply Drop website is already down," wrote the fundraiser's organizers on...

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Extra Life raises record $3.8 million in 2013 despite Saturday's DDoS

Extra Life 2013 raised $3,809,607 for the Children's Miracle Network during this weekend's 25-hour charity game marathon – and it's not over yet. The Extra Life website came under a DDoS attack on Saturday, temporarily making donations inaccessible, and the team has scheduled a re-do day for...

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Extra Life charity comes under DDoS attack [Update: Online once again]

Update 2: Extra Life has tweeted at 5:48 p.m. PT that the organization's website is once again live. Update: Extra Life has confirmed that it has been forced offline once again after battling back from a distributed denial-of-service attack earlier in the day. "We've been hit again but we're...

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CCP gives EVE Online players 50K skill points after DDoS attack

The EVE Online and Dust 514 servers are back online after CCP Games took them down this weekend, following a DDoS attack. CCP says this was the "longest downtime in quite a while," and it's giving EVE players 50,000 unallocated skill points to make up for it. All accounts except for trials...

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Battlefield 3 servers see DDOS attack, EA says no user data breached

The Battlefield 3 servers have been under a DDOS attack for the past several days, aimed at interfering with network communication and preventing access to multiplayer, EA says. The barrage has not breached any user data and EA is working to stop the attack, the publisher adds. "The current...

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LulzSec attacks Escapist Magazine, EVE Online, and Minecraft

Hacker group LulzSec, the same group that's attacked Sony and Nintendo in the past, has tweeted that it's committed three distributed denial of service attacks against gaming companies today, bringing down EVE Online's Tranquility server, Minecraft's multiplayer services, and the Escapist...

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Anonymous suspends PSN attack

According to AnonNews, a community-driven news site for the nebulous hacktivism cooperative Anonymous, a cease-fire is underway in the group's fight against Sony. Over the last week, Sony's websites, forums, and even the PlayStation Network have been intermittently out of commission, allegedly...

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