Top 5 threats for online gamers and how to avoid them

We all know how much you enjoy playing – socially, professionally or casually – video games, which is why we want to take this opportunity to share more information about safe online gaming. Previously we have discussed how to protect yourself while playing, with professional online gamers offering advice based on their knowledge and experience as … More Top 5 threats for online gamers and how to avoid them

Epic Games forums hacked again – over 800,000 gamers put at risk

More than 800,000 usernames, email addresses, and birth dates are thought to have been stolen by hackers from online forums run by Epic Games. Epic, famed for developing popular games such as Unreal Tournament, Gears of War and Infinity Blade, are thought to have had members of their message boards exposed by hackers exploiting a … More Epic Games forums hacked again – over 800,000 gamers put at risk

Why security is a transversal issue for video games development

How many times in the field of software development have we heard that safety must be considered from the outset to the release – and subsequent maintenance – of the app or program in question? Hundreds, right? Fortunately, developers have understood this fundamental concept for programming, especially those who write code for operating systems or … More Why security is a transversal issue for video games development

Clash of Kings forum hacked, 1.6 million account details put at risk

The details of almost 1.6 million players of a popular smartphone game have reportedly been stolen after the official forums of “Clash of Kings” game were hacked. As ZDNet reports, hackers were able to break into the strategy war game forum – run by Chinese firm Elex – and make off with the usernames, email … More Clash of Kings forum hacked, 1.6 million account details put at risk

8 security tips for gamers: go play with no worries!

Do you remember the time when “video game” referred to a simple platform in which we could only move within the same screen? Everything was there, at our sight, and we couldn’t pass through the limits. Nowadays, things are very different because video games are actual stories that we are part of. We get involved … More 8 security tips for gamers: go play with no worries!

Valve Steam bug enables accounts to be hacked

A serious bug in Valve’s Steam engine has allowed cybercriminals to steal user credentials over the past week, according to reports. Kotaku reports that although the fallout makes it sound like a complex issue, the bug appears to be pretty basic – a video in the Kotaku post shows that from the “lost password” section of Steam … More Valve Steam bug enables accounts to be hacked