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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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23. Re: Battle.net Security Breach Aug 9, 2012, 20:16 descender
 
Julio wrote on Aug 9, 2012, 19:36:
Looks like we now know how accounts were getting hacked all along. Blizzard probably knew a long time ago.

I'm sure it helped the bottom line at Blizzard selling a bunch of authenticators for the past few months.

DING DING DING

My account was hacked like 3 weeks after launch, due to no action of my own or compromise in the security of my computer. The only people that knew the username and password that i used for D3 was me and blizzard. Yet, somehow, miraculously I got hacked and "blamed for the breach" by the CS staff.

Fuck you Blizzard. Fuck you with a big brown dick.

"AAA" titles at this point are all getting written off, the industry is a fucking disaster right now.
 
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