Malware Rampage Through The Gaming World
According to Security Researchers of Panda Security, the virtual world offers an alluring platform to keep its users hooked. As ambitions in the virtual gaming world are set high, many users take to cheating to keep pace with the game. As a result, unsuspecting users fall for the traps set by cyber-crooks by playing the malware-infested games.
Thus, hackers exploit these human vulnerabilities and spread their malware, adware, spyware, and similar badware. They also take help of special user-interaction forums, online auctions and chat-rooms to sell numerous stolen assets.
Dominic Hoskins, Country Manager at Panda Security (UK), said that as users play the game or in some other similar manner put out the functions, passwords and objects themselves, the accumulated data is of ...
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