Beware, you gamers!

by Cyren Security Blog

In our era of gadgets and the Internet, online gaming is a popular feature of game systems like Sony PS2 and PS3, Microsoft Xbox, or Nintendo Wii. Apparently, along with the joy of online gaming come all the Internet risks too.
According to this McAfee blog post by David Rayhawk, hackers have been working on exploiting the Nintendo Wii. Nintendo Wii uses Opera as its Internet browser. A few months ago, a vulnerability in the Opera browser was disclosed and promptly patched. However, it turned out that the original Wii version runs pre-patched version of the Opera browser and has this vulnerability. No need to panic, though. The problem does not pose any grave danger, and a patch is available. Still, it serves a reminder that no system is safe from the Internet dangers, so beware, you gamers!

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