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Battle.net Security Breach

Battle.net announces an "important security update," revealing Blizzard has discovered "unauthorized and illegal access into our internal network." As a result, they recommend that North American users change their passwords, though they say they believe that the information retrieved "alone is NOT enough for anyone to gain access to Battle.net accounts." They also have written up an Important Security Update FAQ with all the details on this, including the surprising news that "information was taken that could potentially compromise the integrity of North American Mobile Authenticators," which will lead to a software updates.

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35. Re: Battle.net Security Breach Aug 10, 2012, 02:47 s1mon75
 
eunichron wrote on Aug 9, 2012, 21:25:

Yet we have no sense of timeline here. They never said when the breach actually happened ...

Let me Copy and Paste from their Q&A

When did Blizzard learn of the unauthorized access?
The trespass into our internal network was detected by us on August 4, 2012.


Thats not to say when the breach began of course ..

Im a fanboy, im happy to admit it. But tell me another PC gaming house that deserves such a high amount of faith?

However they are far from infallible. But ill bet a months pay that they will continue to break records for sales and generate profits that keeps the industry green with envy. For me thats a good thing, because I love to game. Thats what keeps me happy, an enjoyable gaming experience.
 
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