The 80s and 90s were a different time, especially when it comes to computer viruses. It’s pretty cool to look back now, when we’re safe from being infected by these old-school nefarious programs.
Uh oh. A number of reports around the web are claiming one thing: people are using GTA V mods to distribute malware.
Be careful what you click. You might think you've found a cool-looking new game on Steam, but it could be computer-infesting malware in disguise. Yeah, scammers are imitating entire game pages now.
There's a scam going around trying to trick people into thinking they've been accepted into a beta test for a PC version of Grand Theft Auto V. Surprise! There is no beta.
Blizzard has identified a fake version of World of Warcraft's Curse Client add-on manager that secretly installs "trojan" malware onto users' computers, stealing account information and passwords.
About the only thing I can see that's wrong with this diabolical plot is the fact suckers have to download an 18GB torrent before the malware is unleashed. Otherwise, there's a bogus torrent of Grand Theft Auto V's nonexistent PC version that's claimed several victims of late.
The official Atlus USA web site was reportedly compromised by a "third-party entity" today, inserting malicious software into the company's site. According to Atlus, this may have led to visitors being infected by malware.