Hackers have their sights set on games
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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