While Sony was busy being crucified in the press for the crippling and credit-card-info-compromising hack attack that put the Playstation Network offline for more than
While Sony was busy being crucified in the press for the crippling and credit-card-info-compromising hack attack that put the Playstation Network offline for more than a month, Redmond-based Nintendo was, well, also being hacked.
To be sure, Nintendo's hack is minor compared to Sony's travesty, and apparently no customer information was taken.
The Nintendo hack is being claimed by Lulz Security, the same group of pranksters that just hacked the PBS servers and posted a story about Tupac Shakur being alive in New Zealand.
In Nintendo's case, however, the hackers say they just went in and took a "config file." Apparently no customer info was taken.
In fact, Lulz apparently <3's Nintendo.
Re: Nintendo, we just got a config file and made it clear that we didn't mean any harm. Nintendo had already fixed it anyway. <3 them!less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet ReplyThe Lulz BoatLulzSec
Whether the breach was harmless or not, the fact that hackers have taken a liking to hacking video-game networks somehow seems odd. Isn't there some kind of geek code against that shit?
Anyhow, PC World says Xbox is next.
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