Users of Oculus Rift VR headsets were left fuming for almost a day after the firm failed to notice that one of its certificates had expired, thereby cutting off all Rift headsets from the Runtime Service.
The network hosting the role-playing video game Final Fantasy XIV experienced significant disruptions for three hours on 5 February as the result of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
Cyber-criminals have been spiking game apps, including several aimed at children, with malware that displays pornographic ads, pushes fake security apps, and registers users for premium services with permission.
Ramon Peypoch explains how VR, AR and other immersive technologies could solve the cyber-security talent shortage by attracting gamers for whom cyber-security is not currently on the radar.
A Russian hacker implanted a stealth cryptominer in his creations, including a mod of Grand Theft Auto (GTA) that was recently found on a Russian-speaking forum, available for download.
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A hacker has stolen around 808,000 accounts from two forums run by Epic Games, the games maker has confirmed the hack and is investigating what happened.