The current scenario
The gaming industry is a lucrative target for attackers. This is because most gaming companies tend to use low-friction authentication to promote usability.
Both gamers and gaming companies must shift their perspective to view data breaches as dangerous potential threats and take necessary steps. The Emuparadise and Zynga’s Words with Friends breach emphasize this point further.
What can gamers do to stay safe?
Although a fair amount of responsibility for securing gaming platforms lies with the company, there are a few things gamers can do to protect themselves and their data.
What can gaming companies do to help?
Finding the balance between security features and usability can be a challenge but with the looming number of cyber threats, it is essential to find a way to improve security.