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129. Re: Diablo III Hacking? May 21, 2012, 19:10 ViRGE
 
Creston wrote on May 21, 2012, 15:04:
God almighty the level of Blizzard cocksucking on that forum is truly reaching never-before seen levels.

Someone said something to the effect that authenticators can easily be compromised if the main algorithm is broken. This is exactly what happened to RSA, causing them to have to replace tens of millions of tokens for free.

And some Blizzard fanboy actually posted "That's because RSA has shitty coders, unlike Blizzard's elite ones."

I... what... no...



Creston
Actually the RSA algorithm is generally known, and the hack wasn't about stealing the algorithm. The RSA hack was about stealing information about the tokens themselves, which is the seed that is used to generate the number displayed.

In any case Blizzard isn't using RSA's system anyhow, so it really doesn't matter unless someone breaks into Blizzard's databases and steals the tokens.
 
 
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