Posts Tagged ‘WoW’

Your User Account has been placed on hold – CareerBuilder Phishing Example

Friday, September 24th, 2010

OMG! Now they’re phishing CareerBuilder accounts! What next?

Subject: Your User Account has been placed on hold

From: Customer Service <accounts@cb-secure.com>

We just posted another phishing example that attempts to steal World of Warcraft accounts. This one is very similar in that the email displays URLs as link text but actually links to different URLs. more »

Worldofwarcraft Account login – Phishing Example

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

World of Warcraft is so successful that it has spawned its own economy. So it’s no surprise that WoW accounts are a phishable commodity. And, since some gamers take this very seriously (just look up “wow addiction”), stealing a WoW account is identity theft at its most heinous.

As phishing campaigns go, this one’s pretty good. The fake website is a decent replica of the battle.net login page and it has a pretty tricky URL. more »