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Microsoft said it’s tracking an ongoing large-scale click fraud campaign targeting gamers by means of stealthily deployed browser extensions on compromised systems. “[The] attackers monetize clicks generated by a browser node-webkit or malicious browser extension secretly installed on devices,” Microsoft Security Intelligence said in a sequence of tweets over the weekend. The tech giant’s cybersecurity […]

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The gaming community is discussing a recent vulnerability in the Dark Souls III videogame. This RCE vulnerability allows attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code on a victim’s computer. Apparently, the vulnerability also affects earlier games in the Dark Soul series: because of this the developers have taken the unusual step of temporarily deactivating PvP servers […]

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When scammers target gamers, they are typically pursuing gaming accounts. Today, we’re discussing a different target: players’ gold. As games go, the massively popular World of Warcraft sees scammers target players on a regular basis, one day threatening them with a ban for alleged cheating, the next seeming to offer virtual pets (but not really; […]

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