Minecraft

87 fake Minecraft mods exposed Android users to scammy websites, aggressive ads

Google has removed 87 fake Minecraft mods from its Play Store that exposed Android users to scammy websites and aggressive ads.

David Bisson reports.


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7 million Minecraft Pocket Edition players put at risk after Lifeboat hack

Getting hacked is bad enough. Not telling your users is unforgivable.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Minecraft learns to its cost, it’s not good to ignore vulnerability reports

If a security researcher finds a vulnerability in your software, please don’t ignore them.


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Leaked Minecraft passwords aren’t the result of hack, says Microsoft

Good news if you’re a fan of the online game Minecraft. But how can you get an early warning if your credentials are stolen from online services?

Read more on the Hot for Security blog.


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1800+ Minecraft usernames and passwords leak online

A list of 1800 Minecraft usernames and passwords has been published online – potentially allowing anyone to break into your account and cause mayhem in the popular chunky 3D world.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Android users warned about fake Minecraft app

A bogus version of the “Minecraft – Pocket Edition” for Android has been discovered that generates income for online criminals by sending SMS messages to premium rate services.


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EVE Online and other gaming websites hit by LulzSec DDoS attack

EVE Online, Minecraft, League of Legends and Escapist Magazine all feel the pain as their websites are attacked by LulzSec.


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