Pierluigi Paganini August 22, 2019
A new Zero-Day in Steam client impacts over 96 million Windows users

A new zero-day vulnerability in the for Windows impacting over 96 million users was disclosed by researcher Vasily Kravets. A news zero-day flaw in the Steam client for Windows client impacts over 96 million users. The flaw is a privilege escalation vulnerability and it has been publicly disclosed by researcher Vasily Kravets. Kravets is one of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 09, 2019
A Zero-Day in Steam client for Windows affects over 100 Million users

Two researchers publicly disclosed a zero-day vulnerability that affects the popular Steam game client for Windows, 0ver 100 million users at risk. Two security experts disclosed a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Stream client for Windows that can be exploited by an attacker with limited permissions to run code administrative privileges. The issue could be exploited […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 08, 2017
Valve is going to fix a serious vulnerability in Steam online gaming platform

The online game platform Steam is fixing a serious bug that could be exploited to redirect users to malicious websites and take over their profile. The popular online game platform Steam is going to fix a serious vulnerability that could be exploited by hackers to redirect users to malicious websites, use their market funds, and also change their profile. […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 23, 2016
Phantom Squad and PoodleCorp tango down against Steam and Origin Servers

The servers of the Steam gaming platform and Origin are down. Phantom Squad and PoodleCorp are claiming responsibility for the attacks. It’s holiday time and hackers can transform this period in a nightmare for gamers. Two years ago Lizard Squad hackers took down the networks of Sony PSN and Microsoft XBox Live. Now the notorious Phantom Squad […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 01, 2016
Watch out, hacked Steam accounts used as an attack vector

Malware researcher discovered a Reddit user which is warning of the existence of hacked Steam accounts used to spread a Remote Access Trojan (RAT). This week the popular malware researcher Lawrence Abrams from has found a worrisome message on Reddit. The Reddit user with the moniker Haydaddict was warning of the existence of compromised Steam accounts spreading […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 31, 2015
Data of 34,000 Steam users exposed due to buggy caching configuration

Valve company publicly confirmed that Steam deployed a buggy caching configuration to mitigate a DDoS attack which exposed Steam users personal information. Still problems for the Steam gaming platform, details of 34,000 Steam users have been exposed during a DDoS attack. Last week, as a result of a configuration change, a security issue allowed some Steam […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 26, 2015
A serious issue in Steam allowed access to other users’ accounts

As a result of a configuration change a security issue allowed some Steam users to randomly see pages generated for other users for a period of less than an hour. Bad news for the popular community of Steam gamers, some of the users are facing serious security issues. Several users online reported to be able to […]