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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2095 How online gamers use malware to cheat
We typically think of malware as something used to steal data from corporations or knock down websites in politically motivated attacks. But if you’re a gamer, sometimes it’s simply a tool for winning.

SophosLabs threat researcher Tamás Boczán has been studying this trend, and recently gave a talk about it at BSides Budapest. This article reviews his findings and offers us a chance to share some of his presentation slides.
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#2103 New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google Play
#2102 New macOS Proton RAT available for sale on Russian hacking forum
#2101 Spam campaign targets financial institutions with fake security software
#2100 Detecting and eliminating Chamois, a fraud botnet on Android
#2099 Google launches invisible reCAPTCHA with no user interaction required
#2098 0day exploits rarely discovered by more than one group, study finds
#2097 Dahua, Hikvision IoT devices under siege
#2096 New Linux malware exploits CGI vulnerability
#2095 How online gamers use malware to cheat
#2094 Preinstalled malware targeting mobile users
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