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Phishing Campaign Promises Free In-Game Pets to World of Warcraft Players
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2017, 03:26:25 AM »
Phishing Campaign Promises Free In-Game Pets to World of Warcraft Players
29 March 2017, 1:41 am

World of Warcraft is by far one of the most popular games in the world, so it's really not that surprising that a new phishing campaign is trying to lure users by promising free in-game pets. 

The discovery was made by researchers at Malwarebytes Labs who claim to have noticed two variations of this phishing campaign, although there are probably more out there that have gone undetected thus far. 

This is just a simple reminder that while free stuff is always nice in game, chances are you may be risking more than you're ready to. This phishing campaign is trying to steal your gaming credentials, which could mean you will lose gold, items and gear by the time you realize you've been hacked. 

"You are receiving this e-mail because Your friend has purchased World of Warcraft In-Game Pet: Brightpaw for you as a gift!

Claim Your Gift 

To claim your gift, e... (read more)

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