The online gaming industry is under attack. A new Akamai report reveals that cyberattacks on player accounts and gaming companies increased dramatically in the past year, with web application attacks doubling.
The most concerning trend researchers observed is a 167% increase in web application attacks on the gaming sector over the last year, putting gamers at risk. In addition, gaming remains the industry most hit by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, which account for 36% of all DDoS traffic observed globally across all verticals.
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