Multiple video games break after domain name snafu

A number of video games stopped working at the weekend. We look at an expired domain which appears to be the cause of the problem.

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What is Twitch?

What is Twitch? We take a look at the incredibly popular streaming platform, along with some of the more common scams targeting its users.

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We dig into the Game Players Code

We take a look at some new tips designed to keep younger gamers safe and see what can be added to make them even more informative.

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“Free Steam game” scams on TikTok are Among Us

We look at a dubious free game offer via TikTok, and explore what the site owners expect you to do in order to snag a supposed freebie.

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5 years for swatter who caused a man’s death for a Twitter handle

We look at the history of doxing and swatting, and talk about the most recent awful example of someone losing their life to this tactic.

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A week in security (June 28 – July 4)

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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Is it game over for VR advergaming?

An ad trial in paid-for VR game Blaston has… not go well. Is it a temporary setback, or has Advergaming met its end-of-level boss?

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Resident Evil 8 just the latest game plagued by fake demos and early access scams

We look at the rise in video game scams promising early access to upcoming titles, but delivering nothing but phishing and malware

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A week in security (August 17 – 23)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from August 17 – 23, including our Enduring from Home report, and the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare security.

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A brief history of video game saves and data modification

We look at a history of saving game data in video games, and how it usually provides modders and hackers with the best chance of tampering with game data.

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