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Dark Souls servers were offline for more than 100 days

The PC servers for the Dark Souls games have now been offline for over 100 days. Back in January, we reported a security issue with the online multiplayer functionality of FromSoftware’s Souls games that would allow invaders to run code on someone else’s PC without permission. Publisher Bandai Namco shut down the servers, meaning PC…

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Everybody’s Servers

Everybody’s Golf PS4 Servers Shutting Down In September

Sony has quietly announced that all of the online and multiplayer features of 2015’s Everybody’s Golf will be taken offline permanently in September. This will make some trophies impossible to collect, though the game’s singleplayer and offline modes will remain playable. As spotted by Gematsu, if you check out the web page store for Everbody’s…

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Microsoft Servers

Microsoft SQL servers hit by Cobalt Strike attacks

Home News Computing (Image credit: Future) Security researchers have identified a new campaign installing Cobalt Strike beacons on poorly protected Microsoft SQL Servers.Plenty of MS-SQL Server instances are exposed to the internet by carrying weak passwords, something many threat actors know how to abuse – and cybersecurity researchers from Ahn Lab’s ASEC have now found…

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Reasons for Servers to Support IPv6

I’ve been having a hard time understanding IPv6. On one hand, the basics initially seem pretty straightforward (there aren’t enough IPv4 addresses for all the devices on the internet, so people invented IPv6! There are enough IPv6 addresses for everyone!) But when I try to actually understand it, I run into a lot of questions.…

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Servers Souls

Dark Souls servers were taken down after being exposed to a critical vulnerability

REMOTE CODE EXECUTION — No interaction required. “I didn’t even know that shit was possible,” pwned player says. Dan Goodin – Jan 24, 2022 11:20 pm UTC The_Grim_SleeperBandai Namco, publisher of the Dark Souls role-playing game series, has taken down its player-versus-player servers while it investigates reports of a serious vulnerability that allows players to…

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Dark Souls Servers Down Due To Exploit That Could Give Someone Control Of Your PC

Screenshot: Bandai NamcoEarlier this morning, Bandai Namco and From Software announced that all the servers for Dark Souls Remastered, 2, and 3 were temporarily shut down because of an “issue with online services.” While the publisher didn’t share more details, it’s believed the “issue” is a recently publicized PC exploit that would allow a malicious…

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European Servers

Sega left one its European servers open

What could have been a damaging breach in one of Sega’s servers appears to have been closed, according to a report by security firm VPN Overview. The misconfigured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket contained sensitive information which allowed researchers to arbitrarily upload files to a huge swath of Sega-owned domains, as well credentials to abuse…

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Fortnite Servers

Fortnite servers went down for five hours. Now, the game is online again

There was some bad news if you’re on winter break and hoping to play some Fortnite, as Epic Games battle royale shooter went down more than five hours on Wednesday — and this time it wasn’t to help expand the game’s lore. According to a tweet from its own status page, “Fortnite is currently unavailable…

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Hackers use real FBI servers to send fake cyberattack warnings

What just happened? An email warning of a complex cyber attack was recently found to be a hoax carried out using real FBI servers. The Spamhaus Project, an international organization that provides cyber threat support to companies and law enforcement agencies worldwide, identified several thousand emails delivered across multiple waves early Saturday morning. The organization’s…

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FBI email servers were hacked to target a security researcher

The FBI appears to have been used as a pawn in a fight between hackers and security researchers. According to Bleeping Computer, the FBI has confirmed intruders compromised its email servers early today (November 13th) to send fake messages claiming recipients had fallen prone to data breaches. The emails tried to pin the non-existent attacks…