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Windows 7: Phishers Bypass Steam Guard Protection

17 Apr 2014   #1
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
Phishers Bypass Steam Guard Protection

I was digging through some recent Steam related phish pages, and came across something I havenít seen before: a new way to steal Steam accounts while bypassing an additional security measure.

Typically a Steam phish page asks for username and password, like all phish attacks Ė often these can be foiled by enabling Steam Guard on your account.

What is Steam Guard?

When logging in on a PC you havenít used before, Steam Guard will pop a window asking for a verification code which will have been sent to your email address. Without the code, you canít log in. Scammers have come up with a somewhat novel way to try and get around this security measure.

A Guy

My System SpecsSystem Spec

17 Apr 2014   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Maybe adding a hardware and/or software hash to the SSFN file would fix the issue.
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