5 years for swatter who caused a man’s death for a Twitter handle

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 17:32:09 +0000

We look at the history of doxing and swatting, and talk about the most recent awful example of someone losing their life to this tactic.

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A week in security (June 28 – July 4)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 12:06:55 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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A week in security (June 28 – June 4)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 12:06:55 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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Is it game over for VR advergaming?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 14:30:44 +0000

An ad trial in paid-for VR game Blaston has… not go well. Is it a temporary setback, or has Advergaming met its end-of-level boss?

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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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