Gamers level up with rewards for better security

We look at some recent attempts by game developers to increase account security, by encouraging gamers to use tools such as 2FA.

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Steam users: Don’t fall for the “I accidentally reported you” scam

Out of the blue, a Steam user tells you they’ve reported you for something you didn’t do, and your account is being suspended…

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A week in security (January 25 – January 31)

A privacy week special on Malwarebytes Labs with a special episode of our Lock & Code podcast, FLoC, Grindr, Emotet, and more.

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FIFA 21 game scams: watch out for unsporting conduct

With the recent launch of the new FIFA 2021 video game, we look at some of the common scams to avoid.

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A week in security (August 5 – 11)

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 5–11. We touch on problematic backdoors, the grim possibility of the Internet of Thoughts, and smart home improvement. We also released a retrospective report on ransomware.

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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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A week in security (March 18 – 24)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 18–24, including Facebook’s privacy pivot, password reuse, new research on hospital phishing attacks, infected iPhone apps, and more.

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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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A week in security (May 28 – June 3)

A roundup of the security news from May 28 – June 3, including Instagram scams, America Geeks, IoT flaws, and more.

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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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