Results for "pokemon go"
July 28, 2016 - No one has expected to see a mobile gaming app become so popular so fast and affect people the way it has. Indeed, the introduction of Pokémon Go—plus the sharp rise of popularity of augmented reality—has opened a lot of opportunities for cross-industry innovation and growth. Unfortunately, it’s not all fun and games for every player and those caught in the experience of others.
July 15, 2016 - Our Pokemon Go blogpost warning users about online scams became a Pokemon-style lure - for comment section drive-by scammers.
July 11, 2016 - Virtual reality is when you wear a helmet and flail your arms around at a computer generated game, hopefully without walking into a wall. Augmented reality is when you overlay computer generated elements onto the real world, using eyeglasses or looking down your phone, hopefully without falling over a fence. Pokemon GO is a mobile game which lets you hunt for Pokemon in the real world, capture them and do battle with your new pets. Augmented reality games which encourage you to walk around doing things have been around for some time, but Pokemon GO is perhaps the first such title to go mainstream. With it, we see some unintended consequences...
August 22, 2016 - We have all seen the current popularity and craze with PokemonGo, it's no surprise cyber-criminals would plan on using this to their advantage and imitate the game with malicious substitutions.
September 5, 2016 - A new mobile Trojan has been found using the popular game Pokémon Go as bait. Rest assured that this won’t be the last mobile malware exploiting Pokémon Go.
September 12, 2016 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from September 4th to September 10th. This week, we talked about a fake Pokémon Go app, a Mac OSX junk app, and some new Google Safe Browsing updates.
August 30, 2016 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from August 21st to August 27th. This week, we touched on a ransomware banking on Pokémon Go, two-factor authentication, Facebook, and a nefarious spyware.
August 1, 2016 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from July 24th to July 30th. This week, we talked about Pokémon Go, a 419 scam, several interesting malware, and the RIG exploit kit.
July 18, 2016 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from July 10th to July 16th. This week we talk about Ransomware, Smartphones and Pokemon GO!
April 3, 2019 - We take a look at the various cyberthreats video gamers may encounter online, their real-world consequences, and what users can do to protect themselves.