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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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 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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Technology and the power of moral panic

We look at how technology and a splash of moral panic have made for strange companions down the years.

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Steer clear of Bitcoin Cash generators

We take a look at a number of sites claiming to offer free Bitcoin Cash money.

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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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How gamers can protect against increasing cyberthreats

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.

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Researchers go hunting for Netflix’s Bandersnatch

New research from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras explains how popular Netflix interactive show Bandersnatch could fall victim to a side-channel attack and expose users’ choices.

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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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