Online gaming and cybercrime are more connected than you might think. We explore how online games are becoming the new hunting ground for cybercriminals looking to earn and learn.
You might already have mince pies on the mind as we countdown to Christmas, but cybercrime doesn’t sleep and neither should your security solutions. Here is this week’s security review – our recap of the biggest, most interesting stories and opinions from the past seven days.
A data breach of staggering proportions has hit South Korea – involving 27 million people and 220 million private records – all bought from hackers with the goal of stealing money from online games.
Account hackers and thieves who loot magic weapons, armor and hard-won game currency from players in massively multiplayer titles such as World of Warcraft should face the same sentences as real-world thieves, a politician has suggested.