Atlus.com Hacked

Atlus.com Hacked

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Atlus's official website came under attack yesterday, prompting concerns that visitors may have come into contact with malware.

Atlus, the company responsible for surgery simulator Trauma Center and the critically acclaimed Persona 4 have come under attack by hackers. According to Atlus, their official site was attacked by a 'third-party entity' and a trojan virus was embedded on the system.

The site is still down and Atlus are concerned that users might have come into contact with the virus if they visited the site between 9am to 2.30pm PST yesterday.

Atlus are imploring users to run malware removal software if they believe themselves to be affected by the virus, which sounds like good advice if you think you've been affected or not. Atlus apologized to fans, saying "the faith and trust of our fans is of the utmost importance to us, a responsibility we don't take lightly."

Source: Joystiq

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Well, thanks god they can still make games and it was just their website that was vandalized by hackers. That's terrible news, though. Who would want to hack them, anyway?

Someone who hates JRPG's I guess.

...Where was Yahtzee last night?

TsunamiWombat:
Someone who hates JRPG's I guess.

...Where was Yahtzee last night?

I read his blog, it said something about, "fixing a wrong that he should of taken care of a long time ago..." What the hell does that mean?

ITHA CONTHPIWATHY!

...but really, who'd want to take down Atlus of all places? I mean they're hardly that popular. It was probably just some hacker testing to see whether gaming corporations could be hacked.

what game is that in the picture? and i thought it would have been impossible to imbed a virus into a website...

SICK0_ZER0:
what game is that in the picture? and i thought it would have been impossible to imbed a virus into a website...

That'd be Persona 3, if I'm not mistaken.

SICK0_ZER0:
what game is that in the picture?

P-persona 3 FES...one of my f-favorite games of all t-time!

(takes fanboy-suppressant pill)

Who would hack the site indeed?

RAM's list of suspect:

-Atlus hater
-Pissed Ogre Battle fan. (Finding a cheap copy of those games is hard).
-Hacker searching for fame.

Susan Arendt:

SICK0_ZER0:
what game is that in the picture? and i thought it would have been impossible to imbed a virus into a website...

That'd be Persona 3, if I'm not mistaken.

Correct! *hands his editor a cookie*

If I were a regular, I'd ask for free stuff.
But that's just me I guess.

Random argument man:
Who would hack the site indeed?

RAM's list of suspect:

-Atlus hater
-Pissed Ogre Battle fan. (Finding a cheap copy of those games is hard).
-Hacker searching for fame.

That was a good game. Luckily I have a copy (And a game boy)

heliosa:

Random argument man:
Who would hack the site indeed?

RAM's list of suspect:

-Atlus hater
-Pissed Ogre Battle fan. (Finding a cheap copy of those games is hard).
-Hacker searching for fame.

That was a good game. Luckily I have a copy (And a game boy)

Finding a copy of Tactic Ogre: Let us cling together on the playstation is A. Very fucking hard B. Minimum cost is 80$ C. Big chance the game is damaged.

My brother was an idiot and gave my copy of Ogre battle 64 away. I later found out that I could have sold it for 200$...

Lios:
ITHA CONTHPIWATHY!

lolwut?

Onyx Oblivion:
Well, thanks god they can still make games and it was just their website that was vandalized by hackers. That's terrible news, though. Who would want to hack them, anyway?

Aggravated Chinese nationals. No joke.

http://www.popsci.com/scitech/article/2009-04/hackers-china-syndrome

VoltySquirrel:

TsunamiWombat:
Someone who hates JRPG's I guess.

...Where was Yahtzee last night?

I read his blog, it said something about, "fixing a wrong that he should of taken care of a long time ago..." What the hell does that mean?

But a high-profile guy with Yahtzee wouldn't stoop to levels like this, right?

Right?

RIGHT?!?!?

I did it, just to give everyone something to talk about.

You're welcome.

(Sheesh...)

The_Oracle:

VoltySquirrel:

TsunamiWombat:
Someone who hates JRPG's I guess.

...Where was Yahtzee last night?

I read his blog, it said something about, "fixing a wrong that he should of taken care of a long time ago..." What the hell does that mean?

But a high-profile guy with Yahtzee wouldn't stoop to levels like this, right?

Right?

RIGHT?!?!?

Don't tell the truth, nothing happened between Yahtzee and that website!

NoMoreSanity:

The_Oracle:

VoltySquirrel:

TsunamiWombat:
Someone who hates JRPG's I guess.

...Where was Yahtzee last night?

I read his blog, it said something about, "fixing a wrong that he should of taken care of a long time ago..." What the hell does that mean?

But a high-profile guy with Yahtzee wouldn't stoop to levels like this, right?

Right?

RIGHT?!?!?

Don't tell the truth, nothing happened between Yahtzee and that website!

Quick! Everyone, exit the thread! DENIABLITY!

Radelaide:

NoMoreSanity:

The_Oracle:

VoltySquirrel:

TsunamiWombat:
Someone who hates JRPG's I guess.

...Where was Yahtzee last night?

I read his blog, it said something about, "fixing a wrong that he should of taken care of a long time ago..." What the hell does that mean?

But a high-profile guy with Yahtzee wouldn't stoop to levels like this, right?

Right?

RIGHT?!?!?

Don't tell the truth, nothing happened between Yahtzee and that website!

Quick! Everyone, exit the thread! DENIABLITY!

Don't qoute, you're only making the investigations longer!

Radelaide:

Quick! Everyone, exit the thread! DENIABLITY!

I'm not denying anything that I'm not sure didn't happen. I also rigged this post with explosives, anyone that reads it will die in 366 minutes.

if it was a jrpg hjater square would be the target >.>

 

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