It's widely known that online gamers make great targets for cyber criminals: their dedication and enthusiasm for the game(s) often leads them to disregard warnings both from the games' creators and security firms aimed at keeping themselves and their computers safe.
On Wednesday, Valve introduced a new "trade hold" system that should prevent scammers from stealing items from Steam users' hijacked account, or at least minimize the occurrence of such incidents.
Account details of some 600 Electronic Arts (EA) customers have apparently been leaked on Pastebin.
83 percent believe game developers should be responsible for securing players’ personal data, however fewer than 40 percent said they feel confident in current safeguards, according to PlayFab.
A huge gaping hole that allowed attackers to hijack Steam accounts has been discovered, exploited last week, and finally closed by Valve Corp.
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