Sneaky Malware Stealing Sensitive Gamer Information On Gaming Sites

Are you a gamer? Do you have an account on Steam, EA Origin, or the Epic Games Store? If so there’s an emerging threat you should be aware of. A new strain of malware is now being sold on the Dark Web. Discovered by researchers operating out of Kaspersky Labs the new malware strain has been dubbed BloodyStealer. Once BloodyStealer …

Popular HP Gaming Laptops And Desktops Have Security Vulnerability

Do you own an HP Omen, Envy, or Pavilion gaming laptop or desktop? You’re certainly not alone if you do. It’s a wildly popular and incredibly versatile model that has sold millions of units worldwide. Unfortunately there’s a problem. A serious security flaw in a driver used by the Omen gaming software. It comes pre-loaded on all HP Omen laptops …

Popular Gaming Company Has An Installation Software Server Vulnerability

You may not be familiar with the name “SteelSeries” unless you’re a gamer. The company makes an exceptional line of gaming gear including keyboards, mice, and gaming headsets. If you buy one of their devices you will undoubtedly use the company’s app to install and configure your new gear. Unfortunately, the app has a bug that can be exploited by …

Upgrades To USB-C Components Will Give It More Power

The USB-C cables on the market today are capable of handling no more than 100 watts of power. Industry engineers have been hard at work trying to find ways to improve that. Later this year, we should begin to see new USB-C cables that are capable of supporting up to 240 watts. At first glance, it may not seem all …

Hackers Using Minecraft Modpacks To Distribute Malware On Android Devices

If you’re an avid gamer, you’re almost certainly at least passingly familiar with Minecraft, and you may be an active player. Despite its blocky, simplistic graphics, it’s the most popular game of all time. It is very prevalent on the internet. If you play on an Android device, be aware that hackers are now exploiting the game’s popularity to install …

Discord Being Used By Hacker To Distribute Malware

If you’re a gamer, and you make frequent use of Discord, there’s a new threat you should be aware of. Recently, hackers have been seen using a malware strain called ‘TroubleGrabber’ on a wide range of Discord servers. TroubleGrabber isn’t the worst malware strain we’ve ever seen, but it is highly problematic. Classed as an Info Stealer, it’s designed to …

Cyber Attack Found At Gaming Company Capcom

Are you a gamer? Are you a fan of Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Mega Man, Monster Hunter or Street Fighter? All of those games have something in common. All were developed by Capcom, a Japanese development company with offices in Japan, the US, and Canada. Unfortunately, according to a recent disclosure, Capcom is the latest company to fall victim …

Upgrade Older Phones To Get New Pokemon Go Updates

Are you a Pokemon Go fan? If so, we’ve got bad news.¬†Beginning in October of this year (2020), your game will stop working on older Android and iOS devices. Support is officially being discontinued for Android 5, iOS 10, and iOS 11. Additionally, the company is ending support for the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 6.¬†If you’re using any of …

Windows 10 Update Gives Graphics Cards Users More Control

Does your PC have more than one graphics card in it? If so, and you’re a Windows 10 user, there’s good news. Microsoft recently announced some coming changes to Windows 10 that will give users with multiple GPU’s more control over how their cards are used when running applications. Currently, Windows makes the decision about which card to use on …

Nintendo Switch User Information Breach Affected Over 300,000 Users

A couple of months ago, Nintendo announced that their Switch gaming and live streaming service had been hacked, and as a result, some 160,000 user accounts had been compromised. As the company has continued their investigation into the incident, however, they’ve updated their disclosure, revealing that an additional 140,000 accounts were compromised, bringing the total to just over 300,000. The …