Hybrid play: Leveling the playing field in online video gaming and beyond

Does VALORANT’s approach to cheating signal a turning point in how we deal with the continued hacks afflicting our hybrid world of work and play? First social apps, now gaming? The growth of cloud-powered apps like Telegram and Teams has created mega communities out of their users. Many of these apps have opened the door to … More Hybrid play: Leveling the playing field in online video gaming and beyond

Tech support scammers are still at it: Here’s what to look out for in 2023

Hello, is it me you’re looking for? Fraudsters still want to help you fix a computer problem you never had in the first place. Tech support scammers have been offering bogus technical support services and “resolving” people’s non-existent problems with their devices or software for years. Using a range of tried-and-tested social engineering tricks, they’ve had considerable … More Tech support scammers are still at it: Here’s what to look out for in 2023

FTX says $415 million lost in hack

According to the BBC, collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX says that around $415m (£338m) of crypto has been stolen by hackers. About $323m was hacked from its international exchange and $90m from its US platform since the firm filed for bankruptcy, FTX’s CEO says.FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been accused of stealing billions of dollars from … More FTX says $415 million lost in hack

Hybrid commerce: Blurring the lines between business and pleasure

It is now acceptable to find a job on a dating app! As we observed last week, many enterprises and small and medium businesses (SMBs) take advantage of solutions such as Slack, Zoom or Microsoft Teams for collaborative work. At the same time, these platforms are still trying to figure out better ways to create meaningful … More Hybrid commerce: Blurring the lines between business and pleasure