21% of online gamers have been hacked in the last year (infographic)

Morgan Ackley | Friday, February 17th, 2023 | 6 minutes

Emerging and evolving fraud trends are putting account takeover attacks on the rise across industries, especially online gaming. Check out Kount’s latest infographic to learn more.

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Morgan Ackley

Content Strategist

Morgan has worked in the tech industry for over 5 years. Her breadth of knowledge and curiosity about technology and all things fraud-related drive her to craft compelling, educational pieces for readers seeking answers.