Nintendo’s sales of Splatoon, the new squid-based game for the Wii U home console, have crossed 1 million worldwide. According to Nintendo, that figure includes more than 230 000 physical and digital units sold in Europe, more than 368 000 sold in Japan, more than 476 000 sold in the Americas, and an additional 20 000 sold in Australia.
Hacking the ads
Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have discovered a new botnet that cashes-in on aggressive advertising, mostly in Germany and the US. Criminals infect their victims’ computers with the Magala Trojan Clicker, generating fake ad views, and making up to 350$ from each machine.