Many gamers either disable their security or remove it altogether, thereby sacrificing protection to maximize system performance and leaving themselves vulnerable to gaming-focused malware and cyber-attacks, according to a new study by Webroot.
In this podcast, recorded at Infosecurity Europe 2014, Christopher Boyd, Malware Intelligence Analyst at Malwarebytes, talks about online scams and phishing attacks, specifically those related to protected Steam accounts.
Russian Android users who are looking to download the popular Minecraft game app from third-party app markets should be very careful, F-Secure researchers told PC Magazine, as a trojanized version of the app is being offered at half the original app's price.
The DDoS attacks that temporarily took down Blizzard's Battle.net and Valve's Steam online gaming services over the end of the year holidays have undoubtedly annoyed players, but posed no danger to them - unlike the recently discovered Trojan disguised as a Curse client.
Just days after the launch of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that PC gamers across Europe were hit by a massive number of attacks in 2013.
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