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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Augmented Reality games and real-world trolling

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:46:42 +0000

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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