Guild Wars is an MMORPG “lite,” offering much of the fun of class leaders World of Warcraft and EverQuest 2, but without the bank-balance-draining monthly fee and the must-play-all-week requirement to advance.
By Michael Brown
If you’ve ever received an e-mail from PayPal, eBay, or a financial institution in which the sender asks you to log onto a website to confirm your online user ID and password, you’ve witnessed the handiwork of an Internet con artist.
These types of fraudulent e-mails are classified as “phishing” schemes, because crooks chum the waters with millions of pieces of spam, hoping a few fish will swallow the bait.
Astute readers will recall Maximum PC’s June issue how-to project titled “Protect Your Data from Digital Thieves.” In it, we showed you how to encrypt the files on your USB key so your G7-clearance “eyes only” nuclear-reactor blueprints remain safe from the Crimson Jihad.