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Hacker Holds Video Game Hostage

A player of the popular MMO Runes of Magic has hacked the game's databases, made demands of its German operators and is effectively holding the personal details of its users hostage.

In a fit of indignant rage, user augustus87 apparently took it upon himself to attack the servers of the game's Western operator (it was created in Taiwan), Frogster. Having claimed to have access to the account names and passwords of 3.5 million users, he is threatening to release this information gradually to the public unless his demands are met.

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nix2526d ago

yay!!! lets support hackers even more!! /s

EYEamNUMBER12526d ago

OMG ITS A LIE
hes not holding the game hostage its only a diversion while hes actually ROBING the people behind the game hes later going to blow the game up and escape in the confusion

i just know it

jjohan352526d ago

For a second there I thought that photo was of Chuck Norris...

deadreckoning6662526d ago

Me too. Turns out its just the lead villian of Die Hard.

yewles12526d ago

How can you guys not recognize Alan Rickman? For shame...

Megaton2526d ago

Sad day when people don't recognize Die Hard villains.

RedDragan2526d ago (Edited 2526d ago )

Firstly, the hacker is an idiot. Everyone now knows his username and this guy is easily trackable by the Police.

Secondly, Alan Rickman >>>>>> Chuck Norris.

badz1492526d ago (Edited 2526d ago )

dude, Chuck Norris demolishes everything!

in his own words;

"Alan who?"
"Oh, I just ate him for breakfast!"

RedDragan2526d ago (Edited 2526d ago )

Chuck Norris got his butt handed to him on a plate by Bruce Lee. Bruce Lee's kung-fu crap would not help against Hans Gruber who would just shoot him dead or blow him up with a roof full of C4.

Given the fact that Bruce Willis defeats Alan Rickman, that there is already 3 people who annihilate the puss formally known as Chuck Norris, who coincidently is idolised only by kids who have never seen a real movie.

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FanboyPunisher2526d ago

Shouldn't use Norton A/V exhibit 1204 million.

For real PC security, in a lightweight package use FREE Microsoft Security Essentials.

Germans got pwned again, like back in 45'.

norman292526d ago

WHAT :O a hack story on N4G that dont have PS3 in the title, damn trolls must be having a day off

/s

nix2526d ago

no.. "i blame Sony."

nix2526d ago (Edited 2526d ago )

geee.. with people disagreeing. i was just quoting from here:
http://n4g.com/news/681160/...

@EDIT: and N4G... what's with "nix replied to your..."???

Sarobi2526d ago

I've been waiting for this moment... THE MOMENT HACKERS BECOME A NEW FORM OF TERRORIST!.

Led-Zeppelin2526d ago (Edited 2526d ago )

*Face Palm*

Holding hostage letters and numbers now are we? What a low life. Oops shouldn't have said that now he is going to take hostage my N4G account and demand a apology letter.

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