Hackers have their sights set on games

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 12:21 AM EST

Gamers will be a major target for hackers this year, according to Australian computer security experts, with console users and players of online PC games such as World of Warcraft at risk of attack.

The warning follows Microsoft's admission that phone-support staff had been tricked into giving account details of some Xbox Live customers to unauthorised callers. Some online users have complained of hijacked accounts and being charged for purchases they haven't made.

At The Age.

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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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