January 17, 2022

A hacking attack occurs in “Apex Legends”. In a state where it can not be played in some

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“Apex Legends” is hacked. No risk such as personal information
A large-scale hack has occurred in the battle royale game “Apex Legends”, and the developer Respawn Entertainment has begun to respond.

On July 4, 2021, reports of “Apex Legends” playlists and messages unrelated to the game being displayed on the screen after the game began to appear on SNS and other media.

The message protests the operating system of the company’s game “Titanfall”, and the URL of the website “SAVETITANFALL.COM” launched by fans of the game is pasted. It was said that it was.

Actually, “Titanfall” has been in a state where it can not be played due to a hacking attack on the PC version. Therefore, it is generally expected that the hacking attack that occurred in “Apex Legends” involves a person who is dissatisfied with the operation of “Titanfall”. Of course, it could also be an attack to trap Titanfall fans.

There is also a report that “Apex Legends” can no longer be played due to a hacking attack, and Respawn Entertainment announced that it will respond early. In the morning of July 5th, it was announced that it would take several hours to update the servers and apply them to all servers.

In addition, it is said that personal information and accounts were not leaked due to this hacking attack.

Source: Twitter

Removed apps found to be malware from the Google Play store. Specifications to extract passwords of Facebook users
According to security company Doctor Web, nine apps published on the Google Play store were found to be malware. In response, Google has removed the app from the Google Play store.

The application pointed out by Doctor Web was said to have implemented a mechanism to extract Facebook passwords. I was instructed to log in with my Facebook ID to hide the advertisement, but at this time it was designed to steal the ID and password and send it to the attacker’s server.

The deleted apps are as follows. These apps have been downloaded more than 5.8 million times, and it is estimated that many users have been damaged.

PIP Photo
Processing Photo
Rubbish Cleaner
Inwell Fitness
Horoscope Daily
App Lock Keep
Lockit Master
Horoscope Pi
App Lock Manager

If any user is using the above app, please uninstall the app and change the password.

New animation “Star Wars: Visions” announced. Japanese animation studio participates
It was announced that the original short animation collection “Star Wars: Visions” of the “Star Wars” series will be exclusively distributed on the video distribution service “Disney +”. Distribution is scheduled to start on September 21, 2021. A trailer has also been released.

This will be announced at “Anime Expo Lite”, the largest anime event in North America, which was held from July 3, 2021. Japanese animation studios such as Kamikaze Douga, Kinema Citrus, Science SARU, Geno Studio, Studio Colorido, TRIGGER, and Production IG participate in this project. Each studio produces their own short animation.

The “Star Wars” series is strongly influenced by Japanese culture such as myths and director Akira Kurosawa, and it is hoped that Japanese anime studios will participate in Lucasfilm this time.

By drawing the world of “Star Wars” through the vision of each studio, the title is also “Star Wars: Visions”. Not only “Star Wars” fans, but also many anime fans will be looking forward to it.

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