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Researchers discover nasty Steam security loophole that Valve allegedly initially brushed off

We all know that Steam is a pretty popular program for gamers, with over 100 million registered users and millions of people online at...

Cyberespionage MMO Spycursion plans a hackable media system with blackmailable journalists

Earlier this spring, I was disappointed by the failed Kickstarter for Spycursion. Defun Games had put up an MMO intended to support...

Spycursion is an indie cyberespionage sandbox MMO hitting Kickstarter this month

So here's a new MMO those of you into espionage and spooks and hackers might like: It's a "continuously evolving" MMORPG sandbox called
ROBOT ROCK - wait, can't play that song.

The Daily Grind: Have any of your MMO accounts ever been hacked?

For all I know, all of my authenticators are just placebos; I've never actually had an account get hacked. There are accounts I've lost...
Caw! Polly is no longer the apex predator!

Atlas hackers strike again with the return of the dreaded air whale

It's raining whales! What the heck, it's now raining whales?! Hoist sails! That's the ancient sea shanty players of Atlas were learning to sing...

Grapeshot Games is working to combat Atlas hackers

It's been a bit of a rough start for Grapeshot Games's open-world survival MMO Atlas since it launched late last month, and...
HOORAY

Fallout 76 still has lots of fun hacks that are being tracked down

What do you get when you combine a company legendary for its ability to release buggy or unpolished games and an online game with...
Oh my.

New Bless Online producer’s letter tackles optimization issues and hacking

The saga of Bless Online's turbulent Western release (which we dove into last week) continues with a new producer's letter posted today,...

CCP banned over 1800 EVE Online botters in January alone

If you've been paying any attention at all to EVE Online over the past few months, you know that the...

Heroes and Generals orders a tactical strike on cheaters

The World War II MMO Heroes and Generals is fighting more than just the Nazis this week. The team announced that it...

Riot Games wins $10M in a lawsuit against League of Legend cheating software

At least today, cheating does not prosper, particularly for those who attempted to circumvent the rules in League of Legends. A court awarded...
Everything is totally fine and fixed forever and ever.

Blizzard is changing Battle.net accounts in Korea to combat Overwatch cheating

The business model for Overwatch in Korea is very different than it is here in the USA, which means that there will be...
Oh, that's who she is.

Overeager Overwatch researchers hack actual accounts to find a fictional character

Account hacks happen. They're unpleasant, but they happen, and you can at least usually point to them happening for logical reasons. Your account got...

Guild Wars 2’s Mike O’Brien on the Gaile Gray hack

Earlier today, Redditors began circulating a forum thread filled with pictures of a character named Gaile Gray running around classic Guild Wars spouting...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Why wave-ban Guild Wars 2 cheaters?

Last week, our very own Bree Royce summed up a response given by ArenaNet's Chris Cleary to a self-confessed hacker on the game's...
On the other hand, you could just release this again.

Guild Wars 2 hacking post sheds light on 300 cheaters caught last April

If I had a dollar for every time someone wrote us a letter or comment about how he'd been unfairly banned from an MMORPG,...
How dare you be dishonest back at me!

Black Desert’s most common hacking tool appears to be bundled with a keylogger

Vigilante justice rarely works out in the long run. Delivering pain to match pain just creates an unceasing, spiraling cycle. But with all of...

Black Desert: Business model research, Daum addresses hacking complaints

Red Fox Insights analyst Jake Parmley has a piece on Gamasutra today about Black Desert's business model that confirms what you...

DayZ’s forums were hacked back in January

DayZ developer Bohemia Interactive told users last night that its forums had been hacked. Actually, it was hacked well over a...

CS:GO grey hat hacker tricks thousands of cheaters into bans

Tired of cheaters in your online games? One Counter Strike: Global Offensive player took justice into his own hands. Redditor AndroidL says he...

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