Guys, is this a legit email from blizzard?

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  1. mrfatso
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    Guys, is this a real account, i am asking cos a) i don play WOW, but who knows, some prick might have managed to hack my acc or something b) seems atad legit, but then again, i know nothing about wow, so ya, i need your help making sure that this is fake, before sending them a "fk you"
     
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    did you say you dont play wow then this is weird if you dont play wow why would wow e-mail you
     
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    For sure a fake...Blizzard would never ask you for your account and password
     
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    Isn't that like the golden rule of emails from game people "We will never ask for your password or CD-Key, we have it anyway"

    Plus if you don't play WoW what account is there for this prick to hack?
     
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    A quick google search leads me to believe it is totally a fake. Look here. Blizzard never asks for such information to be emailed to them.

    Edit: Damn you guys are fast. [​IMG]
     
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    From Blizzard's site:

     
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    Definitely fake. And for future reference, people do have the ability to "spoof" their e-mail addresses.
     
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    @Demon: ya, that was the part that worries me, anyway, sent them a "fk you"

    and thanks guys.
     
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    This is the typical format for phishers, sooner or later everyone needs to learn the signals and how to avoid falling for them.
     
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    I'm confused
     
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    I assume he means he doesn't play it anymore but still has the account.
     
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    nah, i don play wow at all, but i was worried, that some dude might have used my email address and typed the password correctly(the odds are near impossible but who knows..)

    Anyway, i ask a mod to lock this up .
     
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