Video game portrayals of hacking: NITE Team 4

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 16:52:41 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:20:27 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 24 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 16:00:53 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:30:00 +0000

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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