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Gamification of Facebook Messenger... New feature Coming Soon

Gamification of Facebook Messenger... New feature Coming Soon

May 19, 2015
Good news for Gamers! Users of Facebook Messenger may soon be able to play games on the messaging platform . Nearly two months ago, Facebook launched its Messenger platform , inviting developers to create apps that allow you to send and receive GIFs, sound clips, and other artistic creations within Messenger, but the social network giant don't want the fun for users to end here. Facebook has confirmed that the company is actively discussing plans with several game developers to create games that work on its Messenger platform, to make its users' experience a lot more fun and potentially more lucrative. More user engagement, More Revenue: First reported on Monday by The Information , Facebook's plan for gamification is a way to get more user engagement and more revenue. Although there are not many details about Facebook's gaming initiative, the idea sounds really interesting, as we already have our social network established over Messenger that could make
4th Member of 'Xbox Underground' Group Pleads Guilty to $100 Million Theft

4th Member of 'Xbox Underground' Group Pleads Guilty to $100 Million Theft

Apr 03, 2015
The Fourth and final member of an international hacking group called " Xbox Underground " (XU) has pled guilty to steal more than $100 Million in intellectual property and data from Microsoft, Epic Games, and Valve Corporation. In addition, the group also stole an Apache helicopter simulator developed by Zombie Studios (''Zombie") for the U.S. Army and gained access to the U.S. Army's computer network. Austin Alcala , a 19-year-old of McCordsville, Indiana, along with two other Americans and a Canadian, has found guilty to charges of computer hacking conspiracies and criminal copyright infringement involving theft of information related to then-unreleased Xbox One gaming console and Xbox Live games. All the other members of the hacking group have been pleaded guilty before. Two members, Sanadodeh Nesheiwat , 28, and David Pokora , 22, pleaded guilty last September, while a third member, Nathan Leroux , 20, pleaded guilty to the same conspira
How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

Feb 15, 2024SaaS Security / Risk Management
With many of the highly publicized 2023 cyber attacks revolving around one or more SaaS applications, SaaS has become a cause for genuine concern in many boardroom discussions. More so than ever, considering that GenAI applications are, in fact, SaaS applications. Wing Security (Wing), a SaaS security company, conducted an analysis of 493 SaaS-using companies in Q4 of 2023.  Their study reveals  how companies use SaaS today, and the wide variety of threats that result from that usage. This unique analysis provides rare and important insights into the breadth and depth of SaaS-related risks, but also provides practical tips to mitigate them and ensure SaaS can be widely used without compromising security posture.  The TL;DR Version Of SaaS Security 2023 brought some now infamous examples of malicious players leveraging or directly targeting SaaS, including the North Korean group UNC4899, 0ktapus ransomware group, and Russian Midnight Blizzard APT, which targeted well-known organizat
Warning! Invitation for PC Version of 'Grand Theft Auto V' Game infects Computers with Malware

Warning! Invitation for PC Version of 'Grand Theft Auto V' Game infects Computers with Malware

Mar 19, 2014
Since all the versions of the popular game ' Grand Theft ' gone blatant and during the first week of the release of the Grand Theft Auto 4 in 2008, it topped half of millions of dollars, sold 3.6 million copies and generated $310 million in sales i.e., earning about 5 times as much as the blockbuster movie - Iron Man. But the latest version -- Grand Theft Auto V is only available for the Xbox 360 and PS3 and there are rumors of a PC version of it on GameStop's PowerUp Rewards website. So, it's very common that if I offer you Grand Theft Auto V for PC, you eagerly want it.  Mind this, " There is no Grand Theft Auto V for PC ," accept the reality and don't let cyber criminals take leverage of this fact. If you receive any email that alerts that you have been invited to the PC beta test for the game, considering it unreal, don't click on embedded links in the email because it can lead you to several bad websites that will infect you with all kinds of malwa
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Are You Vulnerable to Third-Party Breaches Through Interconnected SaaS Apps?

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Protect against cascading risks by identifying and mitigating app2app and third-party SaaS vulnerabilities.
Free Online Game website offers $13,000 Reward to expose details on DDoS attack

Free Online Game website offers $13,000 Reward to expose details on DDoS attack

Feb 20, 2014
Currently there are more than Million people worldwide playing Windows Games, Computer Games and Online Video Games, at least an hour a day, but the gaming servers are often insecure and misconfigured. Yesterday, a popular multiplayer Free Online Game ' Wurm ' servers were knocked offline by Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Servers were targeted shortly after its most recent update. The Online Game company announced a Bounty Reward of  €10,000  ($13,000) for information about the attacker involved in the recent DDOS attack .  As the gaming servers go down, the company will lose gamers, reputation and revenue. The Wurn Online Game developer said: " We can offer 10,000 Euro for any tips or evidence leading to a conviction of the person responsible for this attack. " Free Online Game service was already planning to change the server, but the DDoS attack made the gaming application offline for more than a day. " Shortly after todays update we wer
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