A sophisticated scheme to use a casino’s own security systems against it has netted scammers $33m in a high-stakes poker game after they were able to gain a crucial advantage by seeing the opposition’s cards.
An inquiry has been ordered into whether New Zealand intelligence staff engaged in unlawful spying prior to the arrest of
British Home Secretary Theresa May defended Thursday the government’s decision to bring in an additional 3,500 military personnel to ensure security for the Olympic Games, only 15 days before the event starts.
Hackers broke into a database with customer information at the Steam online gaming site, accessed user forum accounts and defaced a forum site.
The U.S. Department of Justice accused celebrity poker players Howard Lederer and Christopher Ferguson and other executives who ran the Web site Full Tilt Poker of defrauding players of more than $300 million, The Wall Street Journal reported today.
Sony is preparing to ban gamers from the PlayStation Network (PSN) unless they waive the right to collectively sue it over future security breaches.
Sony Corp suffered a huge breach in its video game online network that allowed the theft of names, addresses and possibly credit card data belonging to 77 million user accounts, in one of the largest Internet security break-ins ever.
It seems like every day, some smart, resourceful young hacker comes up with some neat new use for Kinect, from 3-D video capture to real-time lightsaber action to controlling your “World of Warcraft” character with Kinect.