World of Warcraft

MiTM Attack Stealing Virtual Gold on WoW

Crooks have developed a man-in-the-middle-attack designed to circumvent authentication kit used by dedicated World of Warcraft gamers. The ruse relies on tricking gamers into installing Trojans disguised
as gaming ad-ons. Once applied the malware allows hackers to capture
and relay authentication commands next time a victim logs on to
Blizzard’s servers. Read the full article. [The Register]

Security experts are warning of a new malicious spam campaign with a Trojan Horse designed to harvest the log-in credentials of online gamers with sexually explicit images of Asian women. Read the full article. [SC Magazine]

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