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Hackers Use Heartbleed Bug to Attack 'Major Corporation'

Hackers took advantage of the Heartbleed vulnerability to break into a major corporation’s network, less than a day after the bug was brought to the public’s attention, security experts told The New York Times.<p>Officials with Mandiant, an Alexandria, Va.-based network security firm, said in a blog …

Information Security

How a Hacker Proved Heartbleed's Worst-Case Scenario Is Possible

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Security

Heartbleed Defense: The 3-Step Password Strategy Everyone Should Use

It’s a dangerous world out there, now made a little scarier thanks to Heartbleed.<p>A small coding error in OpenSSL, a massively adopted open-source protocol, the Heartbleed flaw managed to go undetected for two years as it tore security holes across huge swathes of the Internet.<p>That’s enough to …

Facebook, Google, Microsoft Join Forces to Prevent Another Heartbleed

More than a dozen tech companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM, have joined forces to try to prevent another Heartbleed-like …

Major League Gaming to host 'Call of Duty' tournament at X Games Austin

Major League Gaming comes to X Games Austin<p>By Ryan Garfat | Apr 28, 2014<br>XGames.com<p>To capitalize on a rapidly growing competitive league right in the …

Major League Gaming

Comics vs Games gallery returns to Toronto Comic Arts Festival with VR games, 3D art

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) will feature the return of Comics vs Games with a 3D art gallery, talks, a virtual reality arcade for indie games and more, Attract Mode's Matt Hawkins announced via the organization's website.<p>TCAF is an annual celebration of comics and graphic novels held in …

Mobile Gamepad turns smartphones into motion-sensing game controller

Gaming on Android is quite versatile as it is, with thousands of games on Google Play, multiple gameplay options, and even add-on hardware that builds upon the gaming experience. But while the OUYA offers purely a console-game experience, and while accessories like the Samsung GamePad controller …

Gaming

How the PS4 might crush the Xbox One once and for all

In terms of which next-generation video game console gamers think is better, the “console war” we hear about so often is somewhat trivial. In terms …

Here's what it's like to play Destiny, Bungie's first game since Halo

Bungie has been shy about revealing the nuts-and-bolts gameplay of <i>Destiny</i>, its first game since it stopped working on the <i>Halo</i> series. Today, though, the company has thrown open the kimono. In addition to offering its own gameplay video, it gave <i>Joystiq</i> and other outlets a chance to try the title for …