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World of Warcraft Hackers Exposed

Posted Thu, Jun 01, 2006 by Ethec

A look into the seedy, slimey underworld of WoW hackers...

ITWorldCanada did a nice bit of investigative journalism on the hack attacks made against World of Warcraft players in May.

Win32.WOW entered gamers’ accounts via e-mail or seemingly innocuous peer-to-peer downloads.

"The key logger virus sits silently in gamers' computers recording key strokes. In this way it acquires users’ login information," said David Frazer, director of technology services at F-Secure Corp., a Helsinki, Finland-based security software vendor.

Is your WoW account vulnerable? Check out "The Games Hackers Play" at ITWorldCanada to find out!


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