Cybercriminals targeting games popular with young people

  • Statistics from Kaspersky research has found the most widespread malware strains were found with some of the biggest games on PC and mobile.
  • Between July 2021 and June 2022, they found a total of 384,224 users had an experience with gaming-related malware.
  • Over 91,000 found copies of popular games hosted unwanted applications.
  • Minecraft was the most popular bait used in malicious files.
  • You can read the full story on the Register’s website.

Instagram confirms it is testing a ‘Repost’ feature

  • Instagram is testing a new Repost option.
  • This would allow users to amplify any post by re-sharing it to their followers in the app.
  • This will be quite like the retweet feature on Twitter, but essentially for Instagram feed posts.
  • Find out more about this repost feature on the Social Media Today website.

Schools to stay open after the death of the Queen

  • Schools are currently set to remain open following the death of the Queen with guidance being given to headteachers by the Department for Education.
  • The government wants schools to remain open for the majority of the mourning period.
  • However, the country will be expected to take a day off in remembrance of the Queen.
  • You can read the full story on the Mirror’s website.