Blizzard has asked us to pass along this info. Please make sure you go take care of this.
A recent vulnerability has been discovered in popular web-content delivery program Adobe Flash, and it could potentially be used to target World of Warcraft players and accounts. The newest available version of Adobe Flash, version 188.8.131.52, does not contain this vulnerability, and we recommend that everyone upgrade their Flash player as soon as possible by visiting the Adobe.com download page at the link below.
In addition, to avoid exploitation of this vulnerability, we have temporarily disabled the ability to post hyperlinks in our forums. Any links will need to be copied and pasted into a browser. We’ll continue to evaluate any potential security threats and take any steps necessary to ensure a safe and fun environment.
For more information on this issue, you can read the announcements from the Adobe security team concerning the threat at the links below.
Warning: Flash Vulnerability
3 replies to this topic
Posted 29 May 2008 - 07:40 PM
Guild member of mine was hacked via this and had our guild bank stolen along with all of his money \ gear deleted. Make sure you're careful with what you do guys.
Posted 29 May 2008 - 10:02 PM
Not sure what the hell, but I got my password reset on my account and had to rush home and change it, along with new adobe etc today.
Posted 30 May 2008 - 03:56 AM
I changed my flash asap, hope I'm fine... WoW account is inactive though, so...
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