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.
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.
Video games! They’re great, except when they’re not. And in this case, a very good game is giving players some very bad experiences in the realm of “all my data is ruined”. Gaming cheats cause problems for those wanting to keep their save games free from harm. We take a look at the issue, and show how to avoid getting caught up in a spot of save game ruination.
With all the attention the Steam community has been giving to this new “escrow” system—which takes effect today, December 9—it is only natural for the online criminals to gravitate towards it, too.
The latest Steam Sale brings with it some additional security requirements to make full use of certain community features.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to fans to be targeted and nudged to click generally dodgy links. After all, scammers are also drawn to large crowds—that’s where the money is.