Resident Evil 8 just the latest game plagued by fake demos and early access scams

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 10:38:00 +0000

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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Ransomware attacks erupt via Cyberpunk 2077

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 12:28:31 +0000

Malware smuggled through Cyberpunk 2077Cyberpunk 2077 has been one of the most anticipated releases in gaming history. In development since 2012 and…

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Staying safe while gaming: how to ensure your children don’t become victims of financial fraud

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:45:47 +0000

Protect your children from financial frauds when gamingIf you’re a parent and haven’t been in touch with gaming for a while, you’d be surprised at…

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A week in security (August 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:12:20 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from August 17 – 23, including our Enduring from Home report, and the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare security.

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Do antivirus software impact gaming performance?

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:15:22 +0000

Are you an avid gamer? Even if you are not one, you will agree to the common notion that antivirus software affects the performance of computer games. It is a known fact now that gamers share a complicated relationship with anti-virus software. Most gamers try to stay clear of antivirus…

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New malware via gaming portals may affect thousands of personal computers

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:38:34 +0000

Gamers beware. A report by Chinese cybersecurity researchers recently discovered a malicious botnet campaign that infected hundreds of thousands of systems. This botnet campaign was spread through malware via pirate gaming portals. The attack has been traced back to a China-based cybercrime group called DoubleGun which has amassed thousands of…

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Poulight- An info-stealing trojan might be teaching you how to play Minecraft

Credit to Author: Akshay Gaikwad| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:30:19 +0000

Poulight is an info-stealer trojan which most probably originated in Russia. It is written in the .NET and can collect sensitive information and deliver it to cybercriminals. Ever since its first appearance, it has been growing substantially and taking different forms. The main Infection vector remains spear-phishing emails. It was…

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