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  • League of Legends exploit allows attackers to access gamers' accounts

    03.02.2015

    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.

  • Gamers hit with trojanized versions of official League of Legends releases

    20.01.2015

    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.

  • Seven Destiny video game tactics that translate to cyber security

    08.10.2014

    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 PSN back online after DDoS attack

    25.08.2014

    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.

  • New game sharpens secure coding skills

    04.08.2014

    Today at Black Hat, Checkmarx launched Game of Hacks, a challenging game for software developers and security professionals to test their application hacking skills, improve their code security know-how and facilitate better security practices in hope of reducing the amount of vulnerabilities in their applications.




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Critical bug found in Cisco ASA products, attackers are scanning for affected devices

Several Cisco ASA products - appliances, firewalls, switches, routers, and security modules - have been found sporting a flaw that can ultimately lead to remote code execution by attackers.


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