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    Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    1200 different Steam Stealer malware samples discovered.
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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Russian mentality, get one up on anyone no matter the consequences. It really boggles the mind how in CS:GO players in UK have to connect to Luxembourg servers which are also host to Russian players who are predominantly the cheaters. Why don't they have Western Europe exclusive servers and Russian exclusive servers and the can 'go play with themselves.'

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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by go4brendon View Post
    Russian mentality, get one up on anyone no matter the consequences. It really boggles the mind how in CS:GO players in UK have to connect to Luxembourg servers which are also host to Russian players who are predominantly the cheaters. Why don't they have Western Europe exclusive servers and Russian exclusive servers and the can 'go play with themselves.'
    Kaspersky Labs is Russian.

    PS,I like your xenophobic generalisation of Russians.

    "Their mentality" in their case using your metric OFC is no different than Western Europe has done over the last few 100 years - even going to the extent of enslaving and destroying cultures for spices so they could get one up on each other.
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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by go4brendon View Post
    Russian mentality, get one up on anyone no matter the consequences. It really boggles the mind how in CS:GO players in UK have to connect to Luxembourg servers which are also host to Russian players who are predominantly the cheaters. Why don't they have Western Europe exclusive servers and Russian exclusive servers and the can 'go play with themselves.'
    Kaspersky Labs is Russian.

    PS,I like your xenophobic generalisation of Russians.

    "Their mentality" in their case using your metric OFC is no different than Western Europe has done over the last few 100 years - even going to the extent of enslaving and destroying cultures for spices so they could get one up on each other.
    Let's leave the colonialism and postcolonial discussions aside. This is a tech site. We're talking about Steam and internet piracy, so lets stick to that heading.

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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by Luke7 View Post
    Let's leave the colonialism and postcolonial discussions aside. This is a tech site. We're talking about Steam and internet piracy, so lets stick to that heading.
    Exactly and that's why somewhat xenophobic generalisations need to be countered. None of the powerful and rich countries in the world got there by being nice to anyone.

    You could argue "the get one up mentality" is no different than all the posers here in Blighty who want to show off on social media that they are Keeping up with the Joneses,or capitalists screwing over the little guy just so then they can "get one dollar/pound/euro more up" on their mate.

    Last time I checked cheating was not the preserve of Russian players,otherwise none of the US only servers in games would have anti-cheating stuff active.
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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by go4brendon View Post
    Russian players who are predominantly the cheaters.
    Wrong.

    A recent post on the CS:GO sub reddit showed that the majority of cheaters (caught) as of Feb this year, were from the USA, by 3 / 4% - cant link to the thread as I am in work. Just because someone is better than you, or you have a bad game, does not mean they are cheating
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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by Luke7 View Post
    Let's leave the colonialism and postcolonial discussions aside. This is a tech site. We're talking about Steam and internet piracy, so lets stick to that heading.
    That's one of the great things about Hexus though, while it may be a "tech site" they allow and encourage healthy debate / discussions..
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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbedguy View Post
    Wrong.

    A recent post on the CS:GO sub reddit showed that the majority of cheaters (caught) as of Feb this year, were from the USA, by 3 / 4% - cant link to the thread as I am in work. Just because someone is better than you, or you have a bad game, does not mean they are cheating
    Worldwide maybe....but on our Euro servers?
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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    So, the only way I can get hacked like this is if I open a phishing email/visit a dodgy site and actively allow the thing onto my system?

    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbedguy View Post
    Just because someone is better than you, or you have a bad game, does not mean they are cheating
    Lies, LIES!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbedguy View Post
    Wrong.

    A recent post on the CS:GO sub reddit showed that the majority of cheaters (caught) as of Feb this year, were from the USA, by 3 / 4% - cant link to the thread as I am in work. Just because someone is better than you, or you have a bad game, does not mean they are cheating
    Was this accounting for relative CS:GO playing population sizes, or just counting the number of banned accounts?

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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    This has been going for 10 years, i don't see how installing mobile auth would change anything. If someone is so stupid to give all details (be it phishing or just stupidity), they still will. What I hate about all this is that there is no way to tell steam NOT to use these idiot proof systems. I really don't care about any of the crapware and mobile auth apps, the steam guard is good enough for me yet steam seems to think 15 days to trade my wife a different sniper rifle skin is reasonable...lol

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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by aniilv View Post
    the steam guard is good enough for me yet steam seems to think 15 days to trade my wife a different sniper rifle skin is reasonable...lol
    I agree, Steam guard is pretty good.

    As for the trade... let me get this straight you want a rifle skin and you are prepared to trade your wife for it? Is she a good cook?

    Joke...

    I guess Steam should allow you to identify family players and trade more quickly with them.
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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by Vorlon99 View Post
    I guess Steam should allow you to identify family players and trade more quickly with them.
    That would inevitably lead to some people claiming that they are family players when that isn't the case, then complaining about it when it all goes wrong despite any potential disclaimers agreed to as a result.

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    Re: Steam Stealer malware begins to proliferate says Kaspersky Labs

    Quote Originally Posted by Output View Post
    That would inevitably lead to some people claiming that they are family players when that isn't the case, then complaining about it when it all goes wrong despite any potential disclaimers agreed to as a result.
    True, there will always be abusers and dodgers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vorlon99 View Post
    I guess Steam should allow you to identify family players and trade more quickly with them.
    That would inevitably lead to some people claiming that they are family players when that isn't the case, then complaining about it when it all goes wrong despite any potential disclaimers agreed to as a result.
    I'm sure there's a way that they could arrange this - maybe even take a "circles" idea from Google+, so "family" can be instant trades, "friends" need 24 hours, "aquaintances" are 3-4 days and "the world" is a week or more? And it's the seller whose circles control the release times. Just my 2p worth and an off-the-cuff suggestion.

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