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Steam Phishing Scam: Users Beware!

Posted Tue, Jan 27, 2009 by Savanja

With the addition of commonly played MMOGs (such as the SOE games) on the Steam line up, this particular phishing scheme hits just a little too close to home. Kotaku reports that scammers are using the lure of a free Steam game to trick users into sharing their personal information.

The authentic-looking e-mail uses a spoofed, support@steampowered.com address, forwarding recipients to a dummy version of the Steam Community web site. That page simply harvests login and password information, potentially giving the phishing schemers access to personal account information.

This is good information to have so that you don't get scammed out of your own log in info! Read more on Kotaku.com!

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