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BF2 Stat Attack

A post to Total Battlefield 2 (thanks Cliff) describes how Battlefield 2 players have had weapons unlocked for them by folks who have found a way to get into the system, saying: "Well, what a wonderful few days it has been. Since EA didn't take the time to respond (or maybe even read) our emails about various stats-server security holes, it clearly showed us how much they care. Therefore, we came to the conclusion that modifying 5 million accounts wouldn't be that big of a deal." This inspired the following response from EA:

In the future, if you really are concerned about "exposing security holes" to EA (which I sincerely doubt) rather than grandstanding, please e-mail me personally since it appears that you don't have the correct contact info. I will PM you the address.

All of the changes made will be rolled back in the next couple hours. Users may have to rechoose any unlocks they would have legitimately made in the last day or so as a result of the roll-back, but no stats should be lost.

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58. Re: No subject Jul 26, 2005, 10:28 Retired
LoL hahaha ya be very wary! We dont want to support Satan do we? What are you talking about? Theres a ranking system,weapon unlocks? Ya EA damn those rich people huh? We all hate the bill gates of this world! People that make something from nothing! Damn those guys! What games are you playing now? huh? ZIp zilch none? WOrld of warcraft maybe? I think alot of you are used to something for nothing. The people that are saying this bs is prob hackers or warez freaks. THey are upset because of PB and the login system! Some things cant be warezed! Lol have a nice day! EA OWNZ YOU!!! You dont work for ID do you? Is that John Carmack behind the KB? Just curious?

Therapy is a good thing.

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