Account Scam

The Spammer Scammers are going after your Blizzard Battlenet account now. I always check my spam box before emptying it, and this one caught my attention, because it’s really well written. None of the usual grammar mistakes, none of the misspellings. It’s really quite well written

It even uses legitimate Blizzard phone numbers and email address. Just don’t click on the ‘Account Management’ review link. If you do, it takes you to a fishing site.

Or on the other hand, maybe you should click on it, and enter a fake email address and password. Let them try to steal the treasure from a non-existent World of Warcraft account. Or if you are feeling energetic, write a bot to click on it, and enter a whole bunch of fake email addresses and passwords! Give them that fulfilled feeling, when they think they’ve harvested 5 billion World of Warcraft accounts. Oh wait. There aren’t that many. Oops.

Text of the Spam email below.


Wayne Borean

Tuesday April 26, 2011

*****     *****     *****     *****     *****     *****     *****



This is an automated notification regarding your account. Some or all of your contact information was recently modified through the Account Management website.

*** If you made recent account changes, please disregard this automatic notification.

*** If you did NOT make any changes to your account, we recommend you log in to Account Management review your account settings.

If you cannot sign into Account Management using the link above, or if unauthorized changes continue to happen, please contact Blizzard Billing & Account Services for further assistance.

Billing & Account Services can be reached at 1-800-59-BLIZZARD (1-800-592-5499 Mon-Fri, 8AM-8PM Pacific Time) or at

Account security is solely the responsibility of the accountholder. Please be advised that in the event of a compromised account, Blizzard representatives will typically lock the account. In these cases the Account Administration team will require faxed receipt of ID materials before releasing the account for play.


The Support Team
Blizzard Entertainment
Online Privacy Policy



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