World of Warcraft is one of the largest online games in a market worth billions. It is clear that cyber criminals are trying to crack down on its users,
buying wow gold,for in one way or another lure to attract money.
Security firm Sophos yesterday issued a warning for a new so-called phishing attack against World of Warcraft players.
Advertisement - article continues below advertisement
A spam sent out is made as to try to post as an e-mail from Blizzard , which publishes World of Warcraft, and the message contains information about a free trial of a new section of the game.
To read the news you need only to click through to a link and "log in" with their user data. The site you come to look like a legitimate World of Warcraft site, but it is fake.
To promote legtimt has registered a domain that begins with worldofwarcraft . The aim is then to trick users by their login information.
Such a form of social engineering - is not a good Swedish word for it - have become increasingly common as social networks grow. To get hold of users' information is something that cybercriminals are working hard, as this information can then be sold on the black market, if they do not want to use them to gain access to accounts,buying wow gold,for example, send spam from the user's account.
Other Blogs about: World of Warcraft , social engineering , phishing , security , IT security , cyber-criminals ( Interesting? )