Phishers tread the lands of MMORPGs World of Warcraft and Tibia reports the TrendLabs Content Security team. A sample of the phishing email that arrives at inboxes is shown below:
It asks users to click a link where they are redirected to a page that asks for their account name and password. The phishers made no attempt to hide the actual phishing URL hxxp://jungkyukimphoto.com/bgm/…/ and even displays it on the address bar. Trend Micro has already blocked access to the site.
The trend that pushed the proliferation of numerous Trojan spyware attempting to steal online game accounts and passwords is catching on in the phishing arena. The real profit generated by this virtual worlds are just too powerful lures.