Account-theft

08.20.13
League of Legends compromised; North American accounts and transactions accessed
08.20.13

League of Legends compromised; North American accounts and transactions accessed

Riot Games has just issued a letter to League of Legends players revealing that North American acco...

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11.07.12
Why Blizzard isn't opening a gold shop
11.07.12

Why Blizzard isn't opening a gold shop

Last year, Blizzard started an experiment with the Guardian Cub, a pet store purchase that could...

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05.22.12
Blizzard denies Diablo III authenticator hacking claims
05.22.12

Blizzard denies Diablo III authenticator hacking claims

We've been following the mass reports of hackers bypassing passwords and authenticators to rob Di...

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05.19.12
Guy steals friend's goods in APB, GM offers vigilante justice in return
05.19.12

Guy steals friend's goods in APB, GM offers vigilante justice in return

Account theft and compromise are tragic facts of life in all MMOs, as player BlackJackieChan disc...

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03.22.12
Reminder: Watch out for Mists of Pandaria beta invite scams
03.22.12

Reminder: Watch out for Mists of Pandaria beta invite scams

Email notifications for the Mists of Pandaria beta have started arriving in people's inboxes -- a...

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09.06.11
The Daily Grind: Are you in favor of developer-sanctioned RMT?
09.06.11

The Daily Grind: Are you in favor of developer-sanctioned RMT?

The Ottawa Citizen recently did a story on real money trading in MMOs, and it started some intere...

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12.03.10
The Lawbringer: Account security and you
12.03.10

The Lawbringer: Account security and you

Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genre...

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09.22.10
Blizzard announces automated account recovery form for hacked accounts
09.22.10

Blizzard announces automated account recovery form for hacked accounts

World of Warcraft accounts have been under siege for years, with hackers and gold-selling outlets...

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09.17.10
Adobe announces new Flash security vulnerability
09.17.10

Adobe announces new Flash security vulnerability

On Sept. 13, Adobe Systems released a security advisory detailing a vulnerability in its Flash Play...

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