P8H8 attacks hindered

Written by Jackson Irvine Tuesday, 17 May 2011 15:12

The sustained hacking attempts on various sites connected with Bohemia Interactive seem to have come to an end, according to an official statement by the company's electronic security expert, Jan Nohatý. The statement was received by the AAN editorial board at 11:00 GMT today. It states that the recent hacking attempts supposedly by Iranian hacker group Persian Black Hats Boys or P8H8 have ended. P8H8 security breaches were stopped mainly because their hidden collaborator inside the company itself was revealed. This person was an employee of Bohemia, working in the electronic security department. Although developers did not want to reveal their name an inside source from the company told us it was the junior security officer, Miss Kočka Hlaváčová.

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Current status on the “hacker” situation.

Written by Jackson Irvine Monday, 16 May 2011 10:00

The issue regarding the hacking of Bohemia Interactive's website has grown to an enormous extent. The digital attacks continue in various forms. Fans of the military simulation game Arma 2 and its expansions gather at a community forum http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=118336 to find out what the attacks and the information left behind could mean.

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Iranian hacking group extend scope of cyber-attacks

Written by Jackson Irvine Friday, 06 May 2011 10:26

As previously reported by AAN, an Iranian hacking group P8H8 has in recent days targeted the official website of popular military game Arma 2 with a series of digital defacements which have left the developers and security experts baffled, both by the means in which the hacking group are carrying out the attacks and more specifically the reason for the attacks and the mysterious information being left behind following each attack.

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Further developments in on-going digital attack to popular mil-sim game site.

Written by Jackson Irvine Thursday, 05 May 2011 13:52

Box :: Iranian hackers attack Czech game and simulations software developer The sudden and unexpected defacement attack to the official webpage of a popular modern military game Arma 2, as previously reported on AAN, continues. Despite attempts by security and software experts which initially removed the digital attack by an Iranian hacking group calling themselves "p3R51An 8lacK Hat5 8oy5" (p8h8). There has been a further incident in which the arma2.com website was targeted and had its contents replaced by digital imagery and text by p8h8 which seems to identify some kind of hidden cache in a real world location.

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Continued digital attack on Arma2.com website

Written by Jackson Irvine Wednesday, 04 May 2011 08:00

Continued digital attack :: Continued digital attack on Arma2.com website As the hackers warned, 42 hours after the previous attack occurred, the arma2.com website has been hacked again.

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