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I just received an email from "Blizzard Entertainment" (firstname.lastname@example.org, NOT the real Blizz email address) saying that Blizzard is planning to launch "updated Battle.net Mobile Authenticator and dynamic code protection cards" to prevent account invasion.
I was asked to partake in a survey that I'm sure would ask for my authenticator information so that whoever sent out the email could then invade my account.
I'll admit the email was wnough to make me wonder at first, but upon noticing a number of grammatical mistakes and then checking the email address of the sender, I realized that it was a fraud.
The body of the email is copied and pasted below:
If anyone sees something like this, DON'T FALL FOR IT.
Edited by Vrakthris on 4/26/2013 12:20 PM PDT
Support Forum Agent
Also remove the links to the malicious site, you are only advertising for them.
In that case I'd say less of an advertisement and more of a draw for the curious type who may want to check it out for themselves. :)
Thanks for letting us know, Spärtäcus. This seems to be a new tactic they are trying. Hopefully folks will use caution as with any email they receive asking them for something.
Always remember to check the headers to find out where an email is really coming from.
How to identify Phishing
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