Is there a fake Steam website?
Don’t fall for it! The fake pop-ups, looking like the real login page, are actually phishing pages that trick you into entering your Steam account username and password.
Can you get scammed on Steam?
What scam types might target Steam users? Most scams targeting Steam users (unrelated to Trade Scams) involve an attempt to gain control of a victim’s account and then hold the account hostage for payment. You should never pay a scammer even if they’ve gained full control of your account.
How do hackers steal Steam accounts?
These ways include: They can get access to your account when you log in to third party websites using your Steam login details. They can get access to your account when you accidentally open spam links sent to your Steam inbox. Following spam links to phishing websites opens up your account to hackers.
What is phishing website?
A phishing website is a domain similar in name and appearance to an official website. They’re made in order to fool someone into believing it is legitimate.
How do I know if a Steam account is legit?
Okay, before you go to a third-party site, go to the actual steamcommunity.com and log in there first. Then go to that site and click the “Sign in with Steam” button. A legit openID will let you sign in with one click. If it asks you to enter your login info, it is phishing.
How do I know if a Steam site is legit?
And you get a popup window that looks like this: You read the URL address bar it says https://steamcommunity.com and you can see the Valve Corp [US] padlock, and you think this all looks legit, that URL is real, it has the padlock this site is safe to use.
Can Steam delete your account?
If you think that you will not return to play the games on your Steam account and you’d like your account information removed, you can request that Steam Support delete your account. Steam Support will ask that you provide comprehensive Proof of Ownership prior to fulfilling the request.
How do you know if a site is phishing?
- Visit Website Directly.
- Be Wary of Pop-Ups.
- Non-Secured Sites.
- Pay Close Attention to the URL or Web Address.
- Enter a Fake Password.
- Evaluate the Content and Design of the Website.
- Refer to Online Reviews.
- A Website’s Payment Methods.
What happens when you get phished?
It occurs when an attacker masquerades as a trusted entity to dupe a victim into opening a message and clicking on a link. Once the link has directed the victim to a fraudulent website, the victim is then duped into entering their login credentials or financial information, which is funneled through to the hacker.
What is this “phishing” thing?
Phishing is a very idiotic way which some people can’t get item legit. Phishing can be extremely dangerous. If you falling into this phishing trap, you might lose every item and your Steam account.
What should I do if I have been scammed on Steam?
If you have been scammed, we recommend that you review Steam’s Scam FAQ, the Recommended Trading Practices article and the Steam Item Restoration Policy for more information. For information on how to safeguard an account, please read the Account Security Recommendations and Account Phishing articles.
How do I report a user on Steam?
1 Go to the Steam profile of the offending user 2 Click the ‘More’ drop-down button located at the top right of the page 3 Choose “Report Profile”