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A phishing scam is stealing Steam accounts by promising free games to victims if they log in to a website with their Steam credentials, according to a recent post by BleepingComputer. The scammers begin by messaging users on Steam with a link they can use to supposedly get a free game. When someone follows this link, they’ll be redirected to a site that asks them to click a button to roll.
The shell game (also known as thimblerig, three shells and a pea, the old army game) is portrayed as a gambling game, but in reality, when a wager for money is made, it is almost always a confidence trick used to perpetrate fraud. In confidence trick slang, this swindle is referred to as a short-con because it is quick and easy to pull off. The shell game is related to the cups and balls.
Scammers are hacking Steam accounts via free game giveaway site that claims to offer free Steam game by entering a promo code on the site. How does this scam work? Once users enter promo codes into the fake free game giveaway site, scammers hack their Steam accounts, take control over the accounts, and then target victims’ friends by sending the URL of the scam site via messages.
SteamID Tools. steamid.uk is a service where you can easily find steam profiles and information on this account. Simply enter a user’s Steam ID or profile URL in the search bar above and you will be shown that user’s historical information such as the user’s previously used avatars and aliases, as well as historic friends and game infomation.
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User accounts on the video game distribution platform Steam are being targeted by hackers as part of a long-running phishing scheme, cybersecurity experts warn.
Everything I’m seeing points to a scam. 1 star reviews on TrustPilot, a Reddit post said a game downloaded from there threw up Windows Defender red flags, YouTube videos saying it’s a scam. Without going to the website itself, I did see the descri.