A brief history of video game saves and data modification

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 16:00:00 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 18:19:20 +0000

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

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Researchers go hunting for Netflix’s Bandersnatch

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

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

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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