Activision's Lawsuit Scared Cheaters Into Apologizing
Jacob Blazewicz, 31 August 2020, 19:04
Cheat maker and retailer group CXCheats.net has suspended support for their Call of Duty products and apologized for the „pain they caused players”. Reason? A lawsuit from Activision, which apparently decided to get rid of the problem at source.
Fall Guys Devs Warn Against Fake Mobile Version of the Game
Agnes Adamus, 17 August 2020, 23:23
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout was a commercial success. Due to the popularity of the game, videos showing people allegedly playing the game on mobile devices have appeared on the web. The developers decided to warn against this kind of scams and emphasize that the game was released only on PC and PS4.
Cheater Ring in CS:GO Kept Itself Safe for Years While Banning Others
Paul Wozniak, 17 August 2020, 17:35
A few days ago, popular youtuber known as Sparkles released a video, in which a hacker told about how the cheater community in CS:GO protects itself through a so-called Overwatch system. It also enables them to report and ban other players.
Cyberpunk 2077 - CDPR Warns Of Fake Beta Invitations
Karol Laska , 30 July 2020, 22:09
CD Projekt Red has issued an official message to players to ignore any emails that invite them to test the beta version of the game. These emails are fake.
Twitter Got Hacked; Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Co. Don't Want Your Money
Bart Swiatek, 16 July 2020, 11:16
Hackers attacked Twitter and took over the accounts of famous people and companies such as Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Apple. Profiles were used to scam money. The criminals managed to get over $117,000 from the victims.
Scammers are Selling Anti-5G Shields
Sodar, 29 May 2020, 15:32
5G technology is already working in many places, although still a lot of people are afraid of it. We did not have to wait long for inventions „protecting” against 5G.
Former Pro CS:GO Player Sentenced to 116 Years in Prison
Bart Swiatek, 05 March 2020, 20:53
Retired professional CS:GO player Shayene „shAy” Victorio has been sentenced to 116 years in prison for fraud committed by her and her ex-husband's company between 2013 and 2017. More than a hundred customers have never seen the goods they have ordered. The woman claims her ex-partner is to blame.
Amazon Removes Offers for Coronavirus-related Price Gouging
Bart Swiatek, 04 March 2020, 11:48
Amazon has decided to remove more than one million item sale offers from its website. The reason was false advertisement and price gauging. The case is related to the epidemic of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease labeled as COVID-19.
Facebook Will Ban Some of the Coronavirus Medicine Ads
Bart Swiatek, 26 February 2020, 14:47
Facebook has announced that it intends to ban several advertisements of COVID-19 coronavirus medicine, which are said to spread fear and play on user emotions. The company does not want the website to be used for disinformation and making money from the commotion associated with this epidemic.
Cybercriminals Who Have Extorted Over $10 Million Were Arrested
Bart Swiatek, 23 September 2019, 11:39
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested two cybercriminals from Las Vegas and New York. Suspects tricked around 7,500 people, from whom they cheated more than $10 million in total.
Two Popular AdBlocks Used by Millions of People Accused of Fraud
Barth Faryna, 18 September 2019, 15:35
The team responsible for creating one of the AdBlocks has recently published a text that makes it clear that two popular ad-blocking plugins do some other things as well, about which the user is not informed. The worst part, however, is that they were installed by millions of people.
The Bully 2 Images Appearing Across the Internet are Fake
Christian Pieniazek, 03 September 2019, 21:03
Published since August, alleged leaks from Bully 2 stirred the imagination of players waiting for the official announcement of the game. As it turns out, it was a carefully prepared fraud.
ZAO - Popular Chinese Alternative to FaceApp May be Dangerous
Konrad Serafinski, 03 September 2019, 12:05
The Chinese application ZAO, which allows you to superimpose your face in a video or photo, breaks records of popularity. In an instant, it became the most popular downloadable program in the Chinese App Store and... a true deep-fake machine.
Gamers Arrested for Fixing Games in CS:GO
Bart Swiatek, 26 August 2019, 11:55
Australian police have arrested six players suspected of fixing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive games. This is the first case of its kind in the history of this country.
Cryptocurrency miner is pulled from Steam after it starts selling fake Team Fortress 2 items
Mathias Zulpo, 31 July 2018, 18:08
Abstractism appeared as a fun, relaxing game for half a dollar. There are many of them on Steam, but this one was special – because it was used for mining cryptocurrencies.