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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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51. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 10, 2012, 10:53 AngelicPenguin
 
El Pit wrote on Aug 10, 2012, 04:05:
Rigs wrote on Aug 9, 2012, 19:36:
I'm just gonna go on a hunch here and assume that the 'hackers' were, oh, I dunno, Chinese maybe? How long is this country (and the world for that matter) going to put up with these bullshit games China is playing?! If we kept getting caught with our virtual schlongs in the honey pot, so to speak, how long do you think they would put up with it before using it as an excuse to start a war, maybe with Taiwan? Yet we sit back and just zip our fly's back up and say, 'Oh you crazy Chinese! Always into something, eh?! Silly, at least use some lube next time, huh?' ....
=-Rigs-=

China is using professional hackers like Switzerland is using its banks: for crime, for theft. But since China (and, to a far lesser extent, of course, Switzerland, too) is the last real economical super power at the moment, every country wants to befriend it. India and Brazil are up and coming huge economies, but at the moment it's China that the US dollar, the UK pound, and the European euro depend on. China knows this and bullies everyone and their mother. I don't see a way to change this, unless India and Brazil break through and become the big players in the market even sooner to rival China. Up to then, China can more or less do what it wants.

The chinese government hacked blizzard's servers? Really...some of you guy's just really make my morning
 
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