WoW Expansion Beta Likely to Spawn Phishers, Scams

June 30, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Blizzard’s announcement today that they will begin a closed beta-test for the latest expansion pack is likely to generate a lot of excitement among that particularly low breed of online criminals who steal…read more

Phishers Break WoW’s Magic Spell Over Gamers

January 13, 2010By Andrew Brandt

By Curtis Fechner and Andrew Brandt While we’ve touched on the subject of World of Warcraft phishers (and the Trojans they attempt to spread) a handful of times in the past several months,…read more

The WoW Catphishers are Biting

August 26, 2009By Andrew Brandt

The body’s barely cold from last week’s BlizzCon, but the script kiddies who write phishing kits have been hard at work putting their best foot forward, crafting account-stealing code that targets gullible WoW…read more

How Phishers Target WoW Players

August 21, 2009By Grayson Milbourne

Yesterday, at the opening of our BlizzCon coverage, we showed you just how commonly phishers target WoW players by posting innocuous-looking links in message board or forums frequented by players. Today, we’ve produced…read more

Steam Users Targeted by Phishers

August 4, 2009By Andrew Brandt

A phishing campaign that started around the beginning of the year, targeting gamers who use Valve Software’s Steam network, continues unabated but with a twist: The phishers have registered dozens of domain names,…read more

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