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Steam Gaming Site Hit With Phishing Scam

19
Apr
2014

A new phishing scam tries to trick gamers on the Steam online video game platform into divulging their passwords — and it does so by masquerading as Steams own security measures and tricking users into disabling the Steam apps built-in protection. That significantly increases users security, but it also means theyre used to receiving Steam account emails. Steam Guard also lets users designate certain computers as always-authorized, so when they log in on that computer, Steam Guard wont prompt them for an emailed code.

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