Game Trojans’ Biggest Tricks in 2010

October 22, 2010By Andrew Brandt

By Andrew Brandt and Curtis Fechner It’s appropriate that this year’s Blizzcon, the two-day celebration of all things World of Warcraft, takes place during National Cyber Security Awareness Month. No other game is…read more

WoW Patch Brings Out the Malware Trolls

October 20, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Last week, Activision/Blizzard released a long-anticipated patch for its immensely popular game, World of Warcraft. While I don’t play this game, a number of our Threat Researchers do, and they’ve been on the…read more

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

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

BlizzCon, Gamers, WoW Trojans, Oh My

August 20, 2009By Grayson Milbourne

Tomorrow morning, Blizzard Entertainment (the publisher of the wildly popular World of Warcraft franchise) will kick off another BlizzCon to show off their latest projects and directly interact with their fanbase. World of…read more

Gamers: Fight the Phishers

June 17, 2009By Andrew Brandt

Last week, I posted a blog item that explained how gamers face a growing security threat in phishing Trojans — software that can steal the passwords to online games, or the license keys…read more

5 PC Gaming Threats and How To Beat Them

June 3, 2009By mikekronenberg

By Mike Kronenberg E3, the annual trade show for the computer and video games industry, kicked off in Los Angeles yesterday, not long after the unofficial start of summer on Memorial Day. These…read more

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