Safe GamingWe level up your security. You level up your play. This blog section helps you to stay safe while gaming. It covers latest threats, scams, privacy issues, tips & tricks to keep secure and optimize your performance in games.
The true cost of gaming
Our research reveals gamers’ attitudes toward computer performance — and the ethics of winning and losing.
Where did that game cheats video on your YouTube channel come from?
The RedLine Trojan stealer spreads under the guise of cheats for popular games and posts videos on victims’ YouTube channels with a link to itself in the description.
$2 million inventory hacked in CS:GO
An unnamed hacker allegedly stole two million dollars’ worth of items from a CS:GO player’s backpack and has already started auctioning off the items.
Threats & Scams
Steam and mirrors: How gamers get duped
Gut-wrenching stories of in-game cheating told by actual participants.
How cybercriminals victimize WoW players
How attackers hunt for Battle.net accounts in World of Warcraft, aiming to get valuable content.
How Trojans steal gaming accounts
A particular type of malware seeks user credentials, including accounts for gaming services such as Origin, Battle.net, and Uplay.
The dangers of pirated games
Adware, Trojans, and other malware aren’t the only reasons not to download illegal games.
Speedrunning world record secured
It’s a new speedrunning world record — made with Kaspersky Internet Security working in the background.
7 steps to minimize game lags in Windows 10
These seven tips will help you get maximum gaming performance from your PC while retaining a high level of protection.
How to make Kaspersky Internet Security get along with Steam
We explain how to keep your computer running fast without sacrificing protection.
Tips & How-to
How to trade in online games safely
We present four rules of safe trading for gamers who earn money from in-game trades.
Building bridges and breaking stereotypes with gaming parents
The world’s first show for gaming moms is on YouTube. Its purpose: breaking stereotypes about video games (and about parents).
How to respond to bullying in online games
Anyone can experience in-game bullying. What to do if aggressive gamers target you.
Shopping for games? Keep your money safe
Seven safety and security rules to keep in mind when buying games and in-game items.
Privacy & Security
Twitch security and privacy settings
Learn how to protect your Twitch account, block spammers and haters, and make chat easy and secure.
How to upgrade Discord security
Evade spammers, take control of your notifications, and protect your Discord account from hijacking.