Capcom Arcade Stadium’s record player numbers blamed on card mining

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 16:30:16 +0000

A retro game emulator suddenly found itself with hundreds of thousands of players. Is there a retro boom, or is something else going on?

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“Free Steam games” videos promise much, deliver malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 16:46:06 +0000

We take a look at multiple videos claiming to offer free Steam games, but which instead serve up some malware.

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Multiple video games break after domain name snafu

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2021 21:57:30 +0000

A number of video games stopped working at the weekend. We look at an expired domain which appears to be the cause of the problem.

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Watch out for the Steam skin “free knife” scam

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:40:32 +0000

We look at a small batch of Steam scam messages, focused on offering potential victims “free” knife and bayonet skins.

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We dig into the Game Players Code

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:00:05 +0000

We take a look at some new tips designed to keep younger gamers safe and see what can be added to make them even more informative.

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Gamers level up with rewards for better security

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 17:11:21 +0000

We look at some recent attempts by game developers to increase account security, by encouraging gamers to use tools such as 2FA.

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Steam users: Don’t fall for the “I accidentally reported you” scam

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 15:10:32 +0000

Out of the blue, a Steam user tells you they’ve reported you for something you didn’t do, and your account is being suspended…

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