Thousands of impatient gamers have been duped into downloading and running a bogus Grand Theft Auto V version for PCs that made them complete a number of surveys and ultimately didn't deliver the wanted game.
Modern living is defined by pop culture phenomena. In the last few months alone, 4G rollouts, the release of smart watches and launch of long-awaited video games have all generated huge publicity and attention with legions of adoring fans lining up outside stores to get a hold of the latest ‘must-have’.
Prolexic, detailed the rampant problem of denial of service attacks within and from online gaming communities.
North American players of the popular League of Legends online game are advised to change their passwords as soon as possible, as a breach of Riot Games' servers resulted in the compromise of critical account information.
Some 24,000 user accounts - but luckily no user financial information - were compromised in mass login attempts to the Club Nintendo website.