Tag Archives: hacker
- Charity lottery warns of phishing scam after apparent hack
February 1, 2017
A Canadian charity lottery is warning players to be on the lookout for bogus websites running phishing scams. For nearly a quarter-century, Alberta’s Full House Lottery has been raising funds for the province’s medical needs, contributing over $70m toward things like MRI technology and advanced medical research. Full House is...
- Red Wire: The Red Wire Winter Holiday Reading List
December 10, 2014
Privacy, censorship, online freedom, mass surveillance, the growing military and corporate domination control of the internet - not only is it not hard to read about these subjects today, it’s actually easier than ever. But while reading the daily news is good for keeping up with developments, it’s not as...
- Paddy Power reveals historical data hack, says nothing to see here
July 31, 2014
Irish betting operator Paddy Power has admitted it was the victim of a cyber-attack in which digital thieves made off with the personal data of nearly 650k customers. The data breach occurred four years ago, yet the first mention Paddy players heard of the incident came via a statement Paddy...
- Hacker jailed for two years as Zynga enjoys success at PokerCon
March 22, 2011
A hacker has been jailed for two years after being found guilty of stealing a sizeable amount of poker chips from Zynga. The British hacker, Ashley Mitchell, pleaded guilty to all the charges after he had attempted to sell £7.4million of chips using dummy accounts. The venture made him around...
- Hacker arrested for second life robbery
November 30, 2009
Just imagine. You've spent years building up your career as a warrior, working your way up the social scale to earn kudos and riches beyond your wildest dreams only to have it all snatched away in the night. Now we may just be talking about virtual world computer game Runescape...
Charity lottery warns of phishing scam after apparent hack
February 1, 2017
PAGCOR orders closure of 53 LRWC eGaming parlors
September 9, 2016
Kentucky State aims hail Mary at online gamers
December 17, 2009