Gaming Companies Beware: Cyber Criminals Are Coming For You, Too

Gaming Companies Beware: Cyber Criminals Are Coming For You, Too

Cyber criminals aren't just targeting gamers, they're also targeting the gaming industry and those that support it at high volumes for profit. The post Gaming Companies Beware: Cyber Criminals Are Coming For ...
Gamers Beware: Cyber Criminals Are Coming For You

Gamers Beware: Cyber Criminals Are Coming For You

It’s been 17 years since Xbox Live was first released. While it was not the first online gaming network, it did become a cornerstone of things to come. Fast forward almost two ...
What does the arrival of 5G technology mean for the world of gaming?

What does the arrival of 5G technology mean for the world of gaming?

The arrival of 5G has heralded a new era for the gaming industry and gamers alike – we explore some of these developments ...

Are gaming companies and forums taking security seriously?

Many gaming companies and gaming-related websites prioritize user experience and easy access above security and strong authentication. They have found that increasing friction at login can drive customer attrition… which then translates ...

Gaming Industry Exploits User Addiction | Avast

Video gaming is now the world’s largest entertainment industry – bigger than music, even bigger than Hollywood. That means, for game developers and publishers, it’s also the most profitable place to be ...

Cybersecurity Risks All Gamers Should Know | Avast

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At the beginning of January 2019, a major U.S. security firm published the results of a survey on gamers and security. It was a bit disappointing. It found that three-quarters of gamers ...

How Hackers Exploit Online Games

Legitimate platforms like online gaming services are a breeding ground for hackers, with in-game currencies and micro-transactions putting a target on the gaming industry’s back Online games have also provided a testing ...
Fortnite: When Dollars and Cents Trumps Security!

Fortnite: When Dollars and Cents Trumps Security!

When Epic Games recently announced and subsequently released Fortnite for Android, it took the decision to bypass the Play Store and ask users to side-load the app. After I read that Epic ...
Steam Games Abstractism Is Virus Crypto Miner and TF2 Scam Items

Steam game Abstractism pulled after cryptomining accusations

Valve has pulled a game from its online Steam store after allegations were made that it was exploiting players’ computer resources to mine for cryptocurrency. Warning bells rang for players of the ...
Security and Identity Management in the Gaming Industry

Security and Identity Management in the Gaming Industry

Last week we held a webinar with Veridocs on security and identity management in the gaming industry. Here are our 5 key takeaways from the session. The post Security and Identity Management ...
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