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 …

Mobile Flash Storage Getting Faster To Accommodate 5G Rollout

Are you ready for the world of 5G? Even if you are, the available storage you have on your favorite devices may not be as robust as you’d like it to be. Anticipating this problem, Western Digital has announced a new bit of technology that will be available on the next generation of devices. The new technology is a new …

New Dangerous Malware Is Disguising Itself As Fortnite Launcher

LokiBot burst onto the scene in 2015, and has earned a reputation as being a powerful. This fearsome trojan is being distributed in a new way that poses a very real threat to targets of all shapes and sizes. The latest campaign emulates the launcher for Epic Games, which is the developer behind the game Fortnite. Fortnite is one of …

Apply Security Update To Protect Against Nvidia Vulnerability

Have you downloaded the NVIDIA GeForce Experience (GFE) app? It’s a helper app designed to work in tandem with GeForce GTX graphics cards. It is designed to automate the process of keeping your drivers up to date and automatically optimize your game settings. If it’s something you rely on, you should be aware that NVIDIA recently discovered a serious security …

Discord Users Be Careful Of Malware And Information Theft

Do you use the Discord chat service? If so, be advised that malware developers have been using the service to not only host various types of malware, but also to use it as a command and control server. In addition, they are abusing the chat client to force it to perform a variety of malicious behavior. Unfortunately, this is not …