Submitted by Nike 395d ago | news

PSN Hackers Continue to Target PS4 Users Through FIFA, Sony Silent

GamingBolt: "PlayStation Network users are no strangers to hacking. Though secure most of the time, Sony's digital platform for PlayStation platforms has been the subject of credit card theft, DDoS attacks and what have you. However, recent users are still reporting issues related to FIFA several months after the problems first started getting reported." (FIFA 14, PS4)

PeaSFor  +   395d ago
its been on xbox 360 and ps3 too, tend to happen when you use the same account name/password for everything.

all it take is a shady website/service and you gave them the key for a lot of your accounts
Maml07  +   395d ago
non-safty network... change your life and jump in
morganfell  +   395d ago
Sorry gamingbolt but when you learn the difference between a hacker, a cracker, and a phreaker I might give you a click.

Your article complains about a problem which you fail to properly define.
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AgentSmithPS4  +   395d ago
Yet another reason to switch to American football :P.
Lon3wolf  +   395d ago
I got hacked on PS3 via Fifa and I don't even own the game, bit shoddy on EA/Sony's part to not ask why are you buying £70 worth of DLC/crap for a game you don't even own. As for the using same name/passwords on everything 1) not in my case and 2) why are not more accounts held elsewhere being hacked at the same time? And EA/Sony have had issues with Fifa and hacking/cracking since they started releasing them on the PS3, question is why isn't this fixed. Sorry PeaSFor but that sweeping generalization of yours is complete garbage.
Saito  +   395d ago
Get out of here you troll garbage.
PSX04  +   395d ago
I really don't care about this news ... that's all
andrewsqual  +   395d ago
Can't name a single Playstation friend who was ever "hacked" a cent but the one Xbox friend I do have had €500 "hacked" from him in Oct 2011 through the FIFA Ultimate Team "hack" on Xbox live. Of course I use the word "hack" as idiotically as this article is using it.
Silly gameAr  +   395d ago
EA had better open their mouths then because this has ALWAYS been their problem with FIFA.
Enigma_2099  +   395d ago
But if we don't acknowledge it, we can STILL blame SONY... get it?
OrangePowerz  +   395d ago
"While other users complain of being hacked on the Xbox (some despite not even owning the game), the fact that issues still remain with Sony’s platform is a cause for concern – especially since said issues have been known for a while."

How come the article is only about the concern for PlayStation?

How about we rephrase the sentence?

The fact that issues still remain with Xbox and PlayStation is a cause of concern regarding EA security meassures?
johndoe11211  +   395d ago
I was just about to post this same exact thing before I read your comment. This is the pinnacle of deceptive journalism if I ever saw it.
Kayant  +   395d ago
Well said.

Again this has nothing to do with the back-end setup of XBL or PSN and everything to do with EA's. If the same issue keeps on happening with one specific title on both platforms what kind of dumb conclusion is it to make that PSN somehow has network loopholes allowing the issue to occur.

This is MS's response when it was happening a lot on X360 before - “We do not have any evidence the Xbox Live service has been compromised,” said a representative. “We take the security of our service seriously and work on an ongoing basis to improve it against evolving threats. However, a limited number of members have contacted us regarding unauthorized access to their accounts by outside individuals. We are working with our impacted members directly to resolve any unauthorized changes to their accounts."

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rainslacker  +   395d ago
People expect EA to suck so it's not inflammatory enough to get people to click. Seriously...don't you know how the internet works?

Just kidding with that last part btw.
coolasj  +   395d ago
It's more of a phishing scam than a hack. But you get your money back with zero fuss if my experience with this stuff is accurate for everyone else.
GenericNameHere  +   395d ago
It's always with EA, huh? How exactly is it that most "hacking" problems are somehow 99% FIFA related?
Nuk  +   395d ago
FIFA is one of the most played games in the world. One of the highest selling globally since ¾ of the world plays futbol.

Can you believe you can still get this game on ps2??
Onenyte  +   395d ago
Its just phishing , no one is safe from it, and it's been on nearly every EA game.
MonChiChi  +   395d ago
Hhaha nice try gamingbolt.
il-JumperMT  +   395d ago
"Hacking" - Doctor Evil
ocelot07  +   395d ago
Hahaha gamingbolt look on FIFA Ultimate Team page. You will see so many phishing scams in the comment section it is unbelievable. Not just for PS4 or PS3 but for 360 and XB1 as well. EA make no attempt to remove them so it is not Sony or Microsofts fault.
SoulSercher620  +   395d ago
It won't be long before Xbox fanboys hop in here saying "PSN security is horrid that's why I pay for Xbox Live" when this is clearly happening on 360 as well.

And EA better get on the ball about this. Their customer service has been absolute crap since SimCity.
BX81  +   395d ago
PSN security is horrid but so is every other net security. Truth is nothing is secure on the net.
heisenberguk  +   395d ago
"and what have you". Very informative!
DarthBigE  +   395d ago
so is this only happening with digital copies of the game?
dodgefate  +   395d ago
If you think you are safe on anything you have (Cell, PC, Console) you are wrong... Even in life you are not safe "BooM" car hits me lol think about it.
DjKiba  +   395d ago
NO I dont even won the damn game and i got charged 50 bucks for Fifa points WTF.,
Hicken  +   395d ago
It's too bad I can't report the lame, flamebait nature of this article for the crap it is.
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