Hogwarts Legacyone of the video game most anticipated of the year, will arrive on PS5, Xbox Series X / S and PC on February 10 globally. However, some fans, victimized by their enthusiasm for the game, have fallen victim to cybercriminals and installed malware on their computers.
According to a Kaspersky press release sent to this newspaper, numerous examples of Sites Offering Hogwarts Legacy Downloads for PC, despite the fact that the video game has not yet been released. It turns out that these links actually they do not download the game, but malware.
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Such malware programs range from adwarewhich launches ads on the user's screen; even trojanswhich silently collect your information.
“With such a huge fan base, the game has become a target for cybercriminals looking to cash in on the popularity of the world famous tale. Our advice, as always, is to be vigilant and only download games from official app stores, and don't forget to use a reputable security solution.”, he comments Olga Svistunova, Kaspersky security expert.
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Hogwarts Legacy lands on PS5, Xbox Series X / S and PC (Steam and Epic Games) on february 10. On the other hand, it will arrive on PS4 and Xbox One on April 4, while on Nintendo Switch it will be available on July 25.
At the moment, the video game is giving a lot to talk about among users. It has even gathered 1.3 million people on Twitch.