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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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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Don’t let these gaming threats give you a Game Over

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:24:29 +0000

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.

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