Lineage Identity Thefts

Approximately 220,000 Lineage accounts were created with stolen identities on the South Korean servers. The prime suspects? Chinese gamers and farmers. (Of course.) Read: Identity theft feeds $1bn gaming black market. The South Korean gamers aren’t taking that shit lying down and are slaughtering the Chinese gamers in retaliation. Read: South Korean gamers stage online massacre of Chinese. I know what you’re thinking: how long until this scam arrives in other games with huge farmer operations? I dunno, maybe it’s already here. (dun dun DUN!) (More to read: The AP report, In South Korea, an online game led to identity theft.)

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