G2E Asia | Online gaming hacking threats growing


As online gaming attracts countless gamblers across the world, businesses operating these services have also been subject to further hacking threats, namely distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS), said Tony Teo, Regional SE director for the Asia Pacific at Arbor Networks, a U.S. based software company that sells security systems.

He gave a presentation with the central theme of “Mitigating network security threats for superior online availability in the iGaming industry,” at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E Asia), running from Tuesday until yesterday at the Venetian Macao. Mr. Teo recalled that denial-of-service attacks have had a negative impact on the revenue and reputation of numerous online businesses.

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