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
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!
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
Video games, websites and even apps are all in the sights of hackers hungry for better scores, more money and public notoriety. In the world of cybersecurity, some targets are obvious. For example, financial service providers and the retail stores aren’t rarely targeted as they hold lots of money. Hacking a media organisation, meanwhile, can … More 5 ways attackers are targeting gamers
GoExplore.net, a best-of-the-web curation website from ESET, takes a serious look at an emerging online ‘sport’: pro gaming. GoExplore.net collated the top five pieces of advice for those interesting in trying their hand at becoming a pro-gamer. With more than five players having earned more than $1 million USD each in the past two years, … More 5 tips from top professional gamers: how to turn your hobby into a profitable career