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Guild Wars 2 Password Attacks

Ars Technica has an unconfirmed report that ArenaNet has been experiencing attempts at unauthorized access to Guild Wars 2 accounts. These differ from the typical such attacks as they are reportedly the result of a breach at an unnamed Guild Wars fan-site, and that the perpetrators are now trying the username and password combinations from the site to take advantage of users who also use them for their game account. They include the obvious warning that this is not a good idea.

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40. Re: Guild Wars 2 Password Attacks Sep 8, 2012, 20:26 HorrorScope
 
Reikon wrote on Sep 8, 2012, 17:01:
I use KeePass, which has an option to automatically enter your credentials, including a method that combines simulated keypresses and pasting, which is supposed to defeat keyloggers.

So with a game you have to alt-tab and copy/paste the data in? That isn't really as slick as I would like. There are apps that embed into your browser that will autofil your unique user/password in by site, those are cool. But again it's not as slick with a game client, unless I'm missing something.

Is there a known password application that can autofill games? Or am I missing it with KeePass, I watched a couple tutorials, very basic. In some ways I could create a spreadsheet and just put each game and create a crazy password myself.
 
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