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Pokémon Go DDoS Attackers Threaten Wipeout on August 1

Posted on July 20th, 2016.

 The group who goes by the name Poodlecorp (yes, really) has threatened to take down Pokémon Go servers with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on August 1st. If achieved, the attack is certain to rile up gamers who are already inundating its servers due to the game’s sheer popularity. Poodlecorp, the DDoS group tthat...

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Pokémon Go Servers Suffer Downtime, possibly due to DDoS attacks

Posted on July 17th, 2016.

With server issues, Pokémon Go players may have had trouble catching much this weekend and it wasn’t merely due to the tremendously popular game crashing a lot on account of a massive new roll-out. A hacker group has claimed responsibility for the server outage, with DDoS attacks. A hacking group known as PoodleCorp has claimed...

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Researcher: Pokémon GO is a Huge Security Risk

Posted on July 13th, 2016.

The phenomenon that is Nintendo’s Pokémon registered another massive (and arguably its biggest) hit with the release of Pokémon Go, a mobile app game so successful that it helped rocket Nintendo’s shares through the roof. With popularity comes scrutiny and one security researcher has pointed to a significant security risk concerning the...

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Nintendo Enters the Sleep Market with New Patent

Posted on July 28th, 2015.

Nintendo will be expanding its horizons soon according to patents it has submitted recently. It looks like Nintendo is developing a device that will record the data of a sleeping human and transmit it to Nintendo servers, from which it will be transmitted back and displayed on the wall of the user. Could this be a killer app for...

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Nintendo Working On A New, AMD Powered Wii

Posted on December 26th, 2014.

Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo’s game design chief, has confirmed in an interview with the Associated Press that a successor to the current Wii U console is already in development. In the interview Miyamoto said, “For the time being, our focus is on the Wii U hardware, but Nintendo as a whole has groups working on ideas for new hardware...