This is reported by the Kommersant newspaper, which has read the DDoS-Guard report. According to him, in January-June 2022, hackers attacked gaming resources * in Russia 6.2 thousand times. For comparison: at the same time last year, only 1.9 thousand cyber attacks were recorded.

DDoS-Guard did not name specific reasons for the cyberattacks, but noted that hackers may be interested in user data and valuable in-game items.

*Game servers, thematic information sites, game forums, platforms with in-game items, etc.