Fresh “video games” site welcomes new users with Steam phish

A recent Steam phishing campaign caught our eye, but looking deeper, we found it’s been around for a few months. We investigate the phish to show users how to spot the telltale signs of social engineering.

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Video game portrayals of hacking: NITE Team 4

We take a look at a game aimed at giving players the most realistic interpretation of hacking possible. How well does it stack up to the real thing?

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Humble Bundle alerts customers to subscription reveal bug

Humble Bundle is sending emails to subscribers due to information being revealed by a bug. How bad it is? We take a look.

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Fortnite gamers targeted by data theft malware

If you’ve ever been tempted to cheat at Fortnite, think again—with the release of season six of the popular video game, we found a data theft malware masquerading as a cheat tool, ready to steal your browser sessions, cookies, and even your Bitcoin.

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Happy anniversary to Dreamcast…and its scams

On the 20th anniversary of Dreamcast, we take a trip down memory lane; specifically, years of scams tied to the beloved console.

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Exploring the virtual worlds of advergaming

With a spot of tracking-related controversy ruffling feathers in gaming circles, now is a good time to become familiar with some of the advertising methods used for, and in, video games. Ladies and gents, welcome to advergaming.

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Malicious gaming extensions: a child’s play to infection

Some gaming portals have been preying on children to get their malicious extensions installed. They use targeted advertizing and offer (already) free games as a reward for installing their adware.

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Augmented Reality games and real-world trolling

The popular Augmented Reality game Ingress has had some issues with third-party tools causing headaches for players. Could your love for a mobile game result in real-world problems? Read on and find out.

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Don’t let these gaming threats give you a Game Over

With the first day of the UK’s biggest gaming event, EGX, opening its doors, we decided to roundup the most common gaming threats we see on a daily basis.

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Avoid these “Free Minecraft / Garry’s Mod” adverts

If you see ads claiming to offer up free games like Garry’s Mod or Minecraft, you may wish to think twice – you’ll definitely get an extension, you may receive an executable, but free Minecraft? Keep searching, intrepid gamer…

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