Thursday, April 11, 2013
90% of game hacks infected with malware
AVG anti-virus company has decided to conduct a study of one of the most lucrative markets for today - the market of computer games.
In the study, experts from AVG Viruslab Research Group found that almost all unlicensed games or "cracked" updates posted on file-sharing resources, contain viruses.
According to experts, currently in the top five of multiplayer games are World of Warcraft, League of Legends, Runescape, World of Tanks, and Minecraft, the audience of more than 330 million players worldwide, and is part of the multibillion industry, which makes it very interesting for cybercriminals.
Some of the players in order to increase your progress in games, get new artifacts or to the next level, look for the web different updates and "cracked" versions of the game, 90% of whom are infected.