Friday, January 29, 2010

Blizzard Launches Battle.Net Security Site

Blizzard has launched their official security awareness page offering helpful advice on what you can do to safeguard your computer, how to spot scams, info on the adverse effects of buying gold, and tried-and-true methods to help prevent account compromises.

The specifically provide:
  • A Security Checklist - covering preventative measures that you should be taking
  • Type of Account Thefts - listing the common methods used to hack accounts
  • Advice on what to do if you get hacked
Be sure to check it out at

As always, having a Blizzard Authenticator is one of the best methods of hack prevention.

Friday, January 15, 2010

The Armory Phishing Scam

The new and improved wowarmory has brought with it opportunity for scammers seeking to trick you into disclosing your wow game passwords. Check out the full coverage at on this latest scam:

As always, never enter your game username/password into a site that is not "" or "" and get yourself an authenticator today!

If you have had a close encounter with a wow phishing scam then post and comment and let us know about it.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Beware of Cataclysm Phishing Scams

With the recent announcement of the Catalysm alpha, users are warned not to fall victim to phishing scams.

Be aware that if you receive an email inviting you to join the Cataclysm testing cycle then it will most likely be a scam. Cataclysm open beta does not exist as yet.

Do not enter your game username and password into any sites that may link from any email claiming to be an official Blizzard invite to Cataclysm.

If you see a Cataclysm phishing scam then feel free to share your comments on it.