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55. Re: Steam Forum Downtime Follow-up; Steam Also Breached Nov 10, 2011, 21:52 Prez
StingingVelvet wrote on Nov 10, 2011, 18:42:
Prez wrote on Nov 10, 2011, 18:37:
I had a suspicion that this may have gone beyond just the forums, so I changed the security credentials on all of the Steam accounts in my household (4) as soon as word of this got out. Glad I did now.

If you have Steamguard they literally couldn't do anything with your account even if they can crack the encryption on the passwords.

Well, in truth I found Steamguard to be an inconvenience since I change my hardware so often in the 4 or 5 different computers I use my account on (and in my kids' computers that have Steam accounts as well) so I actually had it disabled.

With this news, I not only changed all of the passwords and secret questions, but enabled Steamguard as well. Having to enter a code from an email in order to log in on different PC configurations is less inconvenient than having any of our accounts hijacked.

EDIT: Oh, and welcome back to the Bluesnews resident Steam hater, Riley Pitz, who keeps changing his identity but not his ways.

This comment was edited on Nov 10, 2011, 21:58.
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