Anti-loot box bill poses a real threat to sports video games

If passed in anything close to its proposed form, Sen. Josh Hawley’s anti-microtransaction legislation will punish, if not obliterate, a staple genre of video gaming for offenses it never really committed. That may be fine with you. You may not like sports or their games, you may hate Electronic Arts because everyone else does. But this is the […]

PUBG Mobile Ban: Iraq Government Bans Online Games Including PUBG Over Threat to National Security

Iraq parliament has now banned several popular online games, including the biggest of all time, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The government says these games are harmful to society and a potential national security threat. Oil-rich Iraq has suffered for decades under the dictatorial rule of Saddam Hussein and U.N. sanctions, the 2003 U.S. invasion and […]

Cybercrime Rose Significantly in 2015: Dell Security Annual Threat Report

Multinational computer technology company Dell on Saturday warned that cybercrime increased significantly around the world in 2015 despite organisations deploying end-to-end security solutions perfectly. Cybercriminals employed a number of new tactics to better conceal exploit kits from security systems including the use of anti-forensic mechanisms and URL pattern changes, the company said in its “Security […]