Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Hacker Agrees To Pay Nintendo $10M To Settle A Piracy Suit

How much money are you making to be able to "settle" for $10 million?

A Canadian hacker named Gary Bowser (yes, like Mario's nemesis) has agreed to pay the company $10 million to settle a civil piracy lawsuit. Bowser, who was part of Switch hacking group Team Xecuter, was accused of being part of a "cybercriminal enterprise that hacked leading gaming consoles," as Eurogamer notes.