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Hackers steal Michael Jackson's entire back catalog from Sony

Hackers steal Michael Jackson's entire back catalog from Sony

March 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hackers steal Michael Jackson 's entire back catalog from Sony Entertainment giant Sony has confirmed that hackers accessed its systems and compromised Michael Jackson's entire back catalogue, including many unreleased songs. Michael Jackson's entire back catalogue has been stolen by Internet hackers. Sony music suffered its second major security breach in a year, with thieves targeting songs and unreleased material by the superstar singer. It's alleged they downloaded more than 50,000 music files worth $253 million in the biggest ever cyberattack on a music company.The news comes just a year after Sony paid $395 million for the seven-year rights to the songs following Jacko's death. The buy-up came with a stash of unreleased tracks including duets Jacko did with the late Queen singer FreddieMercury and Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am, 36. Sony had been planning to release them on up to 10 albums, which would have netted a fortune. It is thought that the hack occ
LulzSec Leak Sony's Japanese websites Database !

LulzSec Leak Sony's Japanese websites Database !

May 23, 2011Mohit Kumar
LulzSec Leak Sony's Japanese websites Database ! Update : 10th Attack on Sony -->  Sony Ericsson Got Hacked by Idahca (Lebanese hacker Group) LulzSec Hacking team today Release the Sony's Japanese website Database dump via their Twitter Account. This is the 9th Attack on Sony. This attack is also using SQL Injection method. The vulnerable Links are: SQLi #1: https://www.sonymusic.co.jp/bv/cro-magnons/track.php?item=7419 SQLi #2: https://www.sonymusic.co.jp/bv/kadomatsu/item.php?id=30&item=4490 Database Structure Has been Leaked on a text file via Pastebin.com :  https://pastebin.com/NyEFLbyX LulzSec are the guys who cracked the Fox.com login database , including emails and passwords. Then LulzSec Hack & Leak pointless ATM information also. Last attack on Sony was also using SQL injection, Sony BMG Greece Hack . The attack on Sony are Continues , But still Sony's Security Experts are busy in only making PlayStation Live again. Their other si
Sony Reply to Congress : We Still Don't Know Who Hacked Us !

Sony Reply to Congress : We Still Don't Know Who Hacked Us !

May 27, 2011Mohit Kumar
Sony Reply to Congress : We Still Don't Know Who Hacked Us ! Updates from the latest answers submitted by PlayStation executive Kaz Hirai , responding to the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade . Hirai and this subcommittee last discussed PSN through letter writing in early May, not long after the attack took place, PSN went down, accounts were exposed and Congress started questioning. The letter is addressed for yesterday, May 26. " I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to the committee for its appreciation of the gravity of the situation that Sony faced and, accordingly, allowing Sony to defer an appearance before the Committee ," said Hirai. " Sony was unable to appear before the Committee due to exigent circumstancesSony was under attack and it was critically important that our key personnel remain available and ready to address critical issues as our network and game serv
Complete IRC chat of PlayStation Network hacker !

Complete IRC chat of PlayStation Network hacker !

April 27, 2011Mohit Kumar
IRC chat of PlayStation Network hacker and How PSN hacked ! Now known that the PlayStation Network has been compromised, there are more details out. First came the log of the hacker who penetrated inside the PlayStation Network and we just had information from Sony itself that the burglary had been working over the PSN taken offline. Now we have for you a chat log between hackers who talk about security and encrypting the PlayStation Network. They say that the known credit card information easily available to hackers that they can not even enter their data via the PSN. The Credit Card encrypted data simply were not enough, so everything is easy to read. Watch the full chat was held on February 16 between hackers. [user1] xxx: I don't think there are many people involved in circumventing PSN access in /this/ channel [ "application/x-i-5-ticket" reason=40 > PSN error 80710101 ] [user2] talk about network stuff? [user2] nice [user2] i just finished decrypting 100
New PlayStation 3 Firmware Hacked Within 24 Hours of its Release !

New PlayStation 3 Firmware Hacked Within 24 Hours of its Release !

January 31, 2011Mohit Kumar
Sony's been arena cat-and-mouse with PS3 firmware crackers, and beneath than a day afterwards its adaptation 3.56 firmware was released, hackers accept baffled Sony's locks. If you've gotten acclimated to accepting custom firmware on your Sony PlayStation 3, the association over at KaKaRoToKS, accepted for custom PS3 firmware, accept absurd the most recent firmware (version 3.56) appear by Sony in beneath than 24 hours afterwards the update's release. While Sony's been attempting to abolish any fresh versions of custom 3.56 firmware via DMCA appraisal notices from Github, you can still get a authority of the most recent custom firmware (failOverFlow) done up by KaKaRoToKS over at Gitorious. The advantage abaft custom firmwares (some custom firmwares don't acquiesce you to charlatan games) is that they acquiesce you to install your own amalgamation files like the ones from Sony's PSN.
Role of Hacking in Stealing and Selling Credit Cards !

Role of Hacking in Stealing and Selling Credit Cards !

May 19, 2011Mohit Kumar
Role of Hacking in Stealing and Selling Credit Cards ! People use the Internet in their everyday lives. With technology advancing as fast as it is, most modern day homes have gone online, turning to the Internet to save time with busy days, performing simple tasks like online banking, purchasing items on eBay or Amazon or getting deals on Buy.com , even taking college classes online. Internet Banking , Credit Cards are become the mode of Payments. Its 2011, Hacker have Eye on your Bank Balance, Credit Card details and Logins. These online Criminals get you Credit Card details and sell them to other customers. Credit card numbers can be purchased for a dollar or less if you buy in bulk And so-called full profiles, including a Social Security number and mother's maiden name, are available for just $80. ATM pin numbers and platinum cards cost extra. Computer hackers have been found stealing and selling other people's credit card information in masses. Hacking happens just like
Vevo Music Video Service Hacked — 3.12TB of Internal Data Leaked

Vevo Music Video Service Hacked — 3.12TB of Internal Data Leaked

September 16, 2017Wang Wei
OurMine is in headlines once again—this time for breaching the popular video streaming service Vevo . After hunting down social media accounts of HBO and defacing WikiLeaks website , the infamous self-proclaimed group of white hat hackers OurMine have hacked Vevo and leaked about 3.12 TB worth of internal files. Vevo is a joint venture between Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Abu Dhabi Media, Warner Music Group, and Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. OurMine managed to get hold of Vevo's "sensitive" data including its internal office documents, videos and promotional materials after the hacking collective successfully hacked into the Vevo servers. The group then posted the stolen documents (approximately 3.12 terabytes) from Vevo on its website on late Thursday, though OurMine removed the stolen information from its website on Vevo's request. Although it's not clear what prompted OurMine to hack Vevo, the group noted on its
Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram Accounts Hacked

Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram Accounts Hacked

January 27, 2015Mohit Kumar
The very popular Pop star Taylor Swift became the latest celebrity to have their social media accounts hacked on Tuesday. The 25-year-old " Shake It Off " singer, who has the fourth-most popular Twitter account with 51.4 million followers, appeared to be asking her millions of followers to follow @veriuser and @lizzard. Swift confirmed that her Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked on Tuesday afternoon, and also that the rogue posts were quickly removed from the social media websites. " My Twitter got hacked but don't worry, Twitter is deleting the hacker tweets and locking my account until they can figure out how this happened and get me new passwords ," said a statement posted on Swift's personal Tumblr page. The accounts were taken for just 15 minutes, but when it belongs to Taylor Swift, that makes it a big hit. At the time, a Tweet went out from @TaylorSwift13 to her millions of fans, saying, " go follow my boy, @lizzard :) " Yes Li
Popular PlayStation and Xbox Gaming Forums Hacked; 2.5 Million Users' Data Leaked

Popular PlayStation and Xbox Gaming Forums Hacked; 2.5 Million Users' Data Leaked

February 01, 2017Wang Wei
Do you own an account on one of the two hugely popular PlayStation and Xbox gaming forums? Your details may have been exposed, as it has been revealed that the two popular video gaming forums, "XBOX360 ISO" and "PSP ISO," has been hacked, exposing email addresses, account passwords and IP addresses of 2.5 Million gamers globally. The attackers hacked and breached both "XBOX360 ISO" and "PSP ISO" forums in September 2015, but the details of this massive hack just emerge, reports The Sun . Mostly gamers who look for free versions of popular games are members of these two gaming forums, which provide download links for gaming ISO files – digital copies of online video games lifted from physical game disks – to the owners of Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's Playstation Portable. Visiting such forum websites and downloading games through the provided links often involve an illegal breach of copyright. So, if you are one of those ga
PlayStation Network Hacked, Information leaked !

PlayStation Network Hacked, Information leaked !

April 22, 2011Mohit Kumar
PlayStation Network Hacked, Information leaked ! Update :  [THN] The Hacker News Exclusive Report on Sony 3rd Attack Issue ! While the PlayStation Network is down, a lot of gamers are curious as to what have been the reasons to this outrageous downtime. Today, Media Molecule said that the PSN is once again, hacked. According to the post that Media Molecule posted today, the PSN is hacked and it warned users not to enter any personal information including credit card, etc until the PSN website says it's okay. Here's what Media Molecule posted: The PSN is still down because of a hack and will remain out of service for another while yet (worst-case scenario would be 1 or 2 more days). DO NOT enter ANY personal information (credit card information etc.) until the PSN website says its OK. Even once the PSN website says it's OK, please wait at least 2 hours to make sure it's a legitimate announcement. But for the moment, you should be patient and don't worry about it. As what Pa
Minecraft hacked! More than 1800 Minecraft account Credentials Leaked

Minecraft hacked! More than 1800 Minecraft account Credentials Leaked

January 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A sad reality for gamers all around the world who enjoy playing the very popular game Minecraft on their PCs. If you are one of them, you'll want to pay attention here. A plain text file containing over 1,800 Minecraft account usernames and passwords has just been leaked online, German media reports . The details available in the leak has been posted to Pastebin, which would allow anyone to log into a legitimate user's account in order to play online and download the full version of the game to their own computers. However, the more serious implication of the leaked credentials would be for those affected users who had used the same username and password combination for other online services, like shopping site, banking site, email service or for any social networking site. Minecraft is an incredibly popular online game bought by Microsoft just few months back for $2.5 billion. The game has more than 100 million registered accounts for its PC version alone, and
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