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

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

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

If You’ve Got Game, Phishers Want Your Stuff

June 12, 2009By Andrew Brandt

Since the beginning of the year, my colleagues in the Threat Research group and I have been researching an absolutely astonishing volume of phishing Trojans designed solely to steal what videogame players value…read more

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