Account hijacking: a billions of dollars in crisis

And this is done not only by individual hackers or groups, but by entire organizations with hundreds of employees. This problem is most relevant for gambling, because in terms of security they lag behind the banking industry.

Players use the problem to their advantage

Another trend was noted, which was called "friendly deception." Players refer to the fact that their account was taken over and it was not they who placed the losing bets. Thus, the players want to recover the lost funds. The director of MIRACL suggests that the excess free time during quarantine has made this problem more visible.

Source: https://www.gamblinginsider.com/in-depth/10803/miracl-ceo-account-takeovers-will-cost-the-gaming-industry-billions-in-2021

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