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 responsibility for Pokémon Go servers crashing on Saturday, an attack which coincided with a roll-out of the tremendously popular game in 26 new countries.
While its claim is yet to be verified, the hacking group has notable targeted several YouTube profiles, including the most followed YouTuber of them all, Pewdiepie.
The claim was made [...]
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 iOS and Android versions of the app.
Pokémon Go users, pay attention. Internet security expert Adam Reeve has found a problem with the game, one that makes your entire Google account vulnerable if you’re playing the game.
To play the game, users are first required to set up an account. For whatever the reason, the developer of the game, [...]