Splinter Cell website hacked

CC: The Splinter Cell website has been hacked, Ubisoft just revealed. You will be greeted by a message in Russian and discusses something to do with a security system.

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Elven63039d ago

This has to be viral, that is too glamorous for a hacking, plus, would Ubisoft have "taken care" of it by now? It's been over 3 hours since they tweeted about it, and why would you post a link to the hacked site? Isn't this the kind of thing you want to keep under wraps for not only internal reasons but for the security of your viewers as well? (what if the hacker has a script that installs something on your machine, screws up your browser, etc?)

Seems kinda fishy to me.

sunil3039d ago

if it were real, they would have taken the website down by now..

NeptuneOO73039d ago

More like you fail. You obviously have never heard of viral marketing before. Nice try downplaying the teaser though.

morganfell3039d ago

No Ubisoft fails. I like their games but the marketing is lame.

dgroundwater3039d ago

I'm gonna go with viral too. Russians are a favourite game baddie; knowing Tom Clancy, the terrorists with the nukes originate in Russia.

hobokiller3039d ago

If the website is actually hacked, it would be very ironic.

ThanatosDMC3039d ago

I hope somebody really hacks their site then... nah, i like Ubi right now for Ass Creed 2.

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mj2463039d ago

If you type in the coordinates at the bottom, right hand corner it comes up with st.petersburg :S

House MD3039d ago (Edited 3039d ago )

Viral campaign, not really hacked as some might believe

Timesplitter143039d ago

Those hackers are stupid. They think a video game website should be extremely secure or something?

Get a damn life

facelike3039d ago

Dude, this is viral, it's staged.

Timesplitter143039d ago (Edited 3039d ago )

Yeah ok I can see that now. I actually didn't bother clicking the link but now that I see it's an elaborate flash animation with a useless "cool-looking" background...

100% confirmed viral

This is just dumb. It's like they think we're all stupid. If I was in charge, I would've just put a blank page with the name of the hacker team written in plain text in the top-left corner or in the middle

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