Nintendo latest to fall victim to hacker attacks

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Nintendo is the latest well-known name to fall victim to a series of cyber-attacks that have been dominating the IT headlines in recent weeks.

The Lulz Security hacking group published what they said was an internal configuration file for one of Nintendo’s US servers.

Other victims of LulzSec recently have included InfraGard, PBS, Fox TV, and – on multiple occasions – Sony.

Although there was no corporate or customer…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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