Issue No.05 - September/October (2007 vol.5)
Gary McGraw , Cigital
Greg Hoglund , HBGary
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2007.116
Gaming has always been (and remains) a prime driver of PC technology, with deep penetration into the consumer market. Yet, online games -- especially massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) -- suffer from various security problems. This introduction to MMORPG security focuses on bugs involving time and state -- bugs that will likely appear more frequently as real-world software evolves to become more like game software.
Attack Trends, MMORPG, security, online game hacks
Gary McGraw, Greg Hoglund, "Online Games and Security", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.5, no. 5, pp. 76-79, September/October 2007, doi:10.1109/MSP.2007.116