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Diablo III Hacking?

A bunch of threads on the Diablo III forums from players who've experienced unauthorized access to their accounts suggest their may be a security issue with the action/RPG sequel or that the game's future support of real-money auctions has attracted more hacking attempts than one would consider normal. The threads in question are: Ummm...all of my gold and items are gone, Hacked. GG Online Only Single Player DRM, Hacked with an authenticator, and The hacker found (with screenshot). Thanks nin.

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241. Re: Diablo III Hacking? May 23, 2012, 10:45 Verno
 
It's going to be difficult to piece together now, they took battle.net down for maintenance and changed the authentication schema. The only comparisons people can make is with old traffic dumps and there's still the variable of the individual account holders security. It is remarkably similar to the Rift launch/hacks though.

Oh and they hotfixed several abilities without any notification again (Smokescreen for DH, some Monk abilities/runes, etc) which is getting tiresome.
 
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