Pierluigi Paganini June 10, 2020
Nintendo admitted that hackers have breached 300,000 accounts

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has confirmed that hackers have breached 300,000 accounts since early April, financial data were not exposed. The Japanese video game giant Nintendo has admitted that threat actors have breached 300,000 accounts since early April. The hackers have gained access to personal information, including birthday and email address, but financial data were […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 24, 2020
Nintendo confirms that hackers might have hijacked 160,000 user accounts

Nintendo has disconnected the NNID legacy login system from main Nintendo profiles after it has discovered a massive account hijacking campaign. The gaming giant Nintendo announced that hackers gained accessed at least 160,000 user accounts as part of an account hijacking campaign since early April. The company launched an investigation after it has received several […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 06, 2016
Nintendo announced its bug bounty program for 3DS Consoles. Rewards up to $20,000

Nintendo presented its bug bounty program for 3DS consoles, the company is willing to pay between $100 and $20,000 for vulnerabilities found in the product. Good news, Nintendo joins the club of the “bug bounty program,” companies that decide to exploit this mechanism to involve ethical hacking communities. The company is the last in order of […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 11, 2013
Gaming platforms under attack – Nintendo and Ubisoft hacks

The number of attacks against gaming platforms is constantly increasing, the recent data breach occurred to Nintendo and Ubisoft are just the tip of the iceberg. Gaming platforms are considerable privileged targets for cybercriminals but also for state-sponsored hackers. The first group of attackers is mainly attracted by possibility to steal sensitive information, in many […]