ESEA fined $325,000 over bitcoin farming, user monitoring allegations

US eSports organisation ESEA has agreed to a $1 million settlement over malware hidden in its client by a couple of rogue employees.

6 years ago

Malware headlines

  • Illicit XBL access via "industry-wide issue"

    Microsoft has responded to yesterday’s report which claimed the rash of compromised Xbox Live accounts lately were due to “brute force” unauthorized access through legitimate channels. In a statement provided to IGN, the firm said there wasn’t any “loophole” allowing the invasions, as the method of attack is “an industry-wide issue.” Microsoft also noted, once […]

    8 years ago