Online gamers are often targeted by cyber thieves, as their game accounts hold coveted items and/or funds to buy them.
A string of hacks has revealed the existence of an exploit targeting League of Legends players, which allows the attackers to open up the game's store from a web browser and initiate transactions paid with a user's Riot Points (RP) and Influence Points (IP), two of the in-game currencies.
Computer security experts often advise to users to download games, apps, documents, software and software updates directly from the original source (the manufacturer) or from reputable online stores.
Why learn by grinding through dry security best practices when you can make education unique by mixing in a little geeky fun? In the third installment of my security pop culture series (see Part 1/Part 2), I share what Destiny – Bungie’s popular new MMOFPS video game – can teach you about network and information security.
Sony's PlayStation Network has been hit with and downed by a large DDoS attack this weekend, but is now back online a functioning as it should.
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