Hacker News

Critical “Same Origin Policy” Bypass Flaw Found in Samsung Android Browser

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the browser app comes pre-installed on hundreds of millions of Samsung Android devices that could allow an attacker to steal data from browser tabs if the user visits an attacker-controlled site. read more


UK Charts: Call of Duty: WWII Wins For 8th Week In A Row

Sledgehammer Games’ Call of Duty WWII has been performing phenomenally since it launched back in November, so much so that it managed to top the UK Physical sales chart for 8 weeks in a row. This impressive feat hasn’t happened since 2010, when Zumba Fitness (no joke) managed ten straight weeks at the top. That being said COD has had close calls from the likes of FIFA 18 and EA’s Star Wars Battlefront II, but personally, I don’t think these games have what it takes to dethrone COD in time to beat Zumba’s impressive streak. read more


Bethesda Founder “not a big fan” of Loot Boxes, Warns Players Will Rebel

Before FalloutDishonored, and the genre-defining Elder Scrolls series, Bethesda Softworks was making sports sims. While there could be endless reasons behind the dramatic shift in focus, a recent interview with Bethesda’s Christopher Weaver provides a more simple explanation. read more


PlatinumGames Working on Two Self-Published Titles; Games Will Be “Somewhere in the Middle” Between AAA and Indie

PlatinumGames is known for developing many significant titles, including the likes of Nier: Automata and Bayonetta 2, but the studio wants to develop and publish its own title. read more